10 days in Lapland Itinerary

10 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Kemi
— 1 night
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Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
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Saariselka
— 3 nights

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Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. On the 24th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Sampo Icebreaker.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Kemi trip planner.

Philadelphia, USA to Kemi is an approximately 21.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Philadelphia to Kemi is 7 hours. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Philadelphia in December; daily highs in Kemi reach 26°F and lows reach 14°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.
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Sampo Icebreaker ©
Sampo Icebreaker

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Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then see Santa Claus Office, then get your game on at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village. Keep things going the next day: get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and then make a trip to Lordi's Square.

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You can drive from Kemi to Rovaniemi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between 22°F during the day and 11°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Tours · Fun & Games
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Safaris
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
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.
Get in touch with nature at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Saariselka: Inari (Lake Inari, Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, &more).

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Saariselka vacation planner.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Saariselka when traveling from Rovaniemi in December, with lows around 6°F. On the 30th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Inari
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari