8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Valletta, Island of Malta
bus + Fly:  11​h 45​min
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Luosto
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
Valletta, Island of Malta

2
days
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Office, and then find something for the whole family at SantaPark. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and finally get curious at Pilke Science Centre.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi road trip planner.

Valletta, Malta to Rovaniemi is an approximately 12-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Eastern European Time is 1 hour. In December, Rovaniemi is much colder than Valletta - with highs of -6°C and lows of -13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Museums, #Tours
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SantaPark ©
SantaPark
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
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3
days
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Kid's Land and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Go for a jaunt from Levi to Kittila to see Snow Village about 46 minutes away. On the 30th (Sun), ski the day away in the pristine settings at Levi Ski Resort. And it doesn't end there: explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, and relax in the rural setting at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Levi trip planning tool .

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Levi, expect temperatures between -6°C during the day and -15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Levi

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Parks

Side Trip

Kittila
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi

1
day
Luosto

Luosto ©
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park, then admire all the interesting features of Amethyst Mine Lapland, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Sodankyla.

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You can drive from Levi to Luosto in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -13°C in January, and nighttime lows around -22°C. On the 3rd (Thu), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Luosto

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Church of Sodankyla
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla

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