10 days in Lapland Itinerary

10 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 1 night
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Posio
— 2 nights
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Saariselka
— 1 night
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Levi
— 1 night
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Akaslompolo
— 2 nights

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): get your game on at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, see Santa Claus Office, and then make a trip to Santa Claus Village. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Your Piece Of Finland, then make a trip to Lordi's Square, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and finally get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi online trip itinerary maker.

Washington DC, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Rovaniemi is 7 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Washington DC in December: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around 22°F and lows are around 11°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Posio.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Fun & Games · Museums · Shopping
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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Posio

Posio ©
Posio is a municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Riisitunturi National Park. On the 25th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: glide through natural beauty at Ski Resort Suomutunturi.

Discover how to plan a Posio trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Posio takes 2 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Posio can reach 20°F, while at night they dip to 7°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Posio

Parks · Winter Sports · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 23 — 25:
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Riisitunturi National Park ©
Riisitunturi National Park
Ski Resort Suomutunturi
Ski Resort Suomutunturi

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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.
On the 26th (Wed), hit the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Saariselka trip planner.

You can drive from Posio to Saariselka in 4.5 hours. In December in Saariselka, expect temperatures between 21°F during the day and 6°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Winter Sports · Outdoors · Parks
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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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Levi online tour itinerary planner.

Fly from Saariselka to Levi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Levi can reach 22°F, while at night they dip to 8°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Winter Sports · Outdoors · Parks · Trails
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 27:
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

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Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. On the 29th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop, fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort, and then steep yourself in history at Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Akaslompolo online route planner.

Traveling by car from Levi to Akaslompolo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Akaslompolo are 23°F, while nighttime lows are 9°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Parks · Nature · Winter Sports · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 27 — 29:
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

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