10 days in Lapland Itinerary

10 days in Lapland Itinerary

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10 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Athens
Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Athens

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Tue): take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, then explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery, then look for gifts at LAURI, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church. On your second day here, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour and then get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip itinerary builder .

Athens, Greece to Rovaniemi is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Athens in December, expect Rovaniemi to be colder, temps between -6°C and -13°C. On the 2nd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Wildlife Outdoors
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Safaris
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures. Here are some ideas for day two: ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Levi online tour builder .

Getting from Rovaniemi to Levi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Rovaniemi in January since evenings lows in Levi dip to -21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Trails Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Giewont Husky Adventures
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Get in touch with nature at Urho Kekkonen National Park and Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Siida and Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel. Step out of Saariselka with an excursion to Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church in Inari--about 1h 10 min away.

To see ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Saariselka online travel route builder .

You can fly from Levi to Saariselka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Saariselka are -11°C, while nighttime lows are -20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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