13 days in Lapland Itinerary

13 days in Lapland Itinerary

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13 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Berlin
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
2
Kemi
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
Levi
— 4 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  3​h
4
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Luosto
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h
End: Berlin

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 28th (Fri), snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge. Keep things going the next day: find something for the whole family at SantaPark, see Santa Claus Office, and then get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip planner .

Berlin, Germany to Rovaniemi is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Berlin to Rovaniemi is 1 hour. December in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of -6°C and lows of -13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Kemi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Wildlife, #Museums
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
SantaPark ©
SantaPark
Safaris

1
night
Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 31st (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Tornio Church, then explore the world behind art at Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery), and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kemi Church.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Kemi online trip builder .

You can take a train from Rovaniemi to Kemi in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around -3°C in December, and nighttime lows around -11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Kemi

#Museums, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tornio Church
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Sampo Icebreaker ©
Sampo Icebreaker
Tornio Church ©
Tornio Church

4
nights
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
When in Levi, make a side trip to see Snow Village in Kittila, approximately 46 minutes away. On the 1st (Tue), ski the day away in the pristine settings at Levi Ski Resort. The adventure continues: explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, find something for the whole family at Levi Huskypark, look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and look for gifts at Elan Ski Shop & Rental.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Levi online day trip planner .

You can drive from Kemi to Levi in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Kemi in December since evenings lows in Levi dip to -15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Parks

Side Trips

Kittila, Levi Huskypark
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi
Snow Village ©
Snow Village

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
When in Saariselka, make a side trip to see Siida in Inari, approximately 1h 05 min away. On the 6th (Sun), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Saariselka trip planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Levi to Saariselka takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. January in Saariselka sees daily highs of -11°C and lows of -20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Saariselka

#Parks, #Winter Sports, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Siida
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Siida ©
Siida
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park

2
nights
Luosto

Luosto ©
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): take in the awesome beauty at Luosto and then explore and take pictures at Amethyst Mine Lapland. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Sodankyla and then view the masterpieces at Museum - Gallery Alariesto.

Plan my day in Luosto using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Saariselka to Luosto in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Luosto can reach -13°C, while at night they dip to -22°C. On the 9th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Luosto

#Parks, #Nature, #Museums

Side Trip

Sodankyla
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Luosto ©
Luosto
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla

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