6 days in Lapland Itinerary

6 days in Lapland Itinerary

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6 days in Lapland Itinerary

Philadelphia
Fly:  17​h
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Levi
— 1 night
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  3​h
Saariselka
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Luosto
— 1 night
Fly:  18​h 30​min
Philadelphia

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, then take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and then find something for the whole family at SantaPark. Keep things going the next day: buy something for everyone on your list at Arctic Circle Mall, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then have fun at Santa Claus Office, and finally get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi travel website .

Philadelphia, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, flight, taxi, and bus. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Philadelphia to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Philadelphia in December, things will get much colder in Rovaniemi: highs are around 22°F and lows about 11°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can drive to Levi.

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SantaPark ©
SantaPark
Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): kick your exploration up a notch at Levi Ski Resort.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Levi journey planner .

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 22°F, and evening lows to 8°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

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Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): hit the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Saariselka trip builder app .

Getting from Levi to Saariselka by combination of bus and flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Saariselka can reach 21°F, while at night they dip to 6°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to drive to Luosto.

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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

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Luosto

Luosto ©
To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Luosto road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Luosto takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 19°F, and evening lows to 6°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

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