10 days in Lapland Itinerary

10 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
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Saariselka
— 2 nights
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Levi
— 3 nights

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kids will appreciate attractions like SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus and Santa Claus Village. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rovaniemi: Amethyst Mine Lapland (in Luosto) and Ranua Zoo (in Ranua). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, get your game on at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre, and look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Rovaniemi road trip planning website.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Rovaniemi is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Amsterdam to Rovaniemi. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Amsterdam in December; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -6°C and lows reach -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums · Theme Parks · Parks

Side Trips

Amethyst Mine Lapland, Ranua Zoo
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Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum and then examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu): get in on the family fun at Angry Birds Activity Park, then stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop, and then gear up at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Saariselka trip planner.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Saariselka takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Saariselka, with lows of -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors

Side Trips

Gold Prospector Museum, Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Angry Birds Activity Park ©
Angry Birds Activity Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

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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.
Kids will enjoy Levi Ski Resort and Lapland Hotels SnowVillage. And it doesn't end there: fly down the slopes at Kids' Land, make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, find something for the whole family at Levi Huskypark, and bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Levi visit planner.

You can fly from Saariselka to Levi in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. January in Levi sees daily highs of -11°C and lows of -21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors

Side Trips

Kittila, Levi Huskypark
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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