10 days in Lapland Itinerary

10 days in Lapland Itinerary

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10 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Townsville
Fly + Drive:  33​h
1
Levi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Pyhatunturi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Posio
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  33​h
End: Townsville

1
night
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 23rd (Mon): ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort. On the 24th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Levi holiday site .

Townsville, Australia to Levi is an approximately 33-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Townsville to Levi is minus 8 hours. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Townsville in December; daily highs in Levi reach -6°C and lows reach -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Winter Sports Trails

Side Trip

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

1
night
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Pyhatunturi tour itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Levi to Pyhatunturi in 2.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to -8°C, and evening lows to -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Posio.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Nature Parks
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park

2
nights
Posio

Posio ©
Posio is a municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Riisitunturi National Park. On the next day, glide through natural beauty at Ski Resort Suomutunturi.

Plan a Posio trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can drive from Pyhatunturi to Posio in 2.5 hours. In December in Posio, expect temperatures between -7°C during the day and -16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Posio

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Ski Resort Suomutunturi
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Riisitunturi National Park ©
Riisitunturi National Park

2
nights
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 (Sat): get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, see Santa Claus Office, snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and finally don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square. On the next day, make a trip to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas, explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, and then get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

To find out how to plan a trip to Rovaniemi, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Posio to Rovaniemi in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around -6°C in December, and nighttime lows around -13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Nature
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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