11 days in Lapland Itinerary

11 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
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Kemi
— 1 night
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Saariselka
— 2 nights
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Levi
— 3 nights
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Akaslompolo
— 2 nights

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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 10th (Thu): stop by Your Piece Of Finland. On the next day, make a trip to Lordi's Square, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

To find traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi road trip planning app.

Zurich, Switzerland to Rovaniemi is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Zurich to Rovaniemi. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Zurich in January; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -10°C and lows reach -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Kemi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

1
night
Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): admire the striking features of Kemi Church, then visit Sampo Icebreaker, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tornio Church.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Kemi sightseeing website.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Kemi in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. January in Kemi sees daily highs of -7°C and lows of -16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Kemi

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Kemi Church ©
Kemi Church
Sampo Icebreaker ©
Sampo Icebreaker

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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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): hit the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. On the 15th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Shamaan Design - Lappi Shop, fly down the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park, and then see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Saariselka trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Kemi to Saariselka in 5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Kemi in January: high temperatures in Saariselka hover around -11°C and lows are around -20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks · Trails

Side Trip

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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Giewont Husky Adventures and G2 ICEKARTING. Spend the 17th (Thu) on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. The adventure continues: join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, look for gifts at Elan Ski Shop & Rental, and get interesting insight from Tours.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Levi online itinerary planner.

You can fly from Saariselka to Levi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can 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 on the 18th (Fri) early enough to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Winter Sports

Side Trip

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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Giewont Husky Adventures ©
Giewont Husky Adventures

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Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Yllas Ski Resort.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Akaslompolo travel planner.

Traveling by car from Levi to Akaslompolo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Akaslompolo are -11°C, while nighttime lows are -22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

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