11 days in Lapland Itinerary

11 days in Lapland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lapland trip planner

©
This plan was created by another user. Make it your plan

Route & dates

11 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Train + Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
3
Levi
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Brussels

4
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Explore Rovaniemi's surroundings by going to Pyhatunturi (in Pelkosenniemi) and Amethyst Mine Lapland (in Luosto). And it doesn't end there: find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, make a trip to Santa Claus Village, get curious at Pilke Science Centre, and look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Rovaniemi route planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Rovaniemi is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Brussels to Rovaniemi. Traveling from Brussels in January, expect Rovaniemi to be colder, temps between -10°C and -17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can go by car to Saariselka.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Pyhatunturi, Amethyst Mine Lapland
Find places to stay Jan 8 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum, look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop, and then fly down the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. On the 14th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a stroll around The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, then examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Saariselka trip planning website .

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Rovaniemi in January since evenings lows in Saariselka dip to -20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
Find places to stay Jan 12 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

4
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage (in Kittila) and Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park (in Muonio). There's lots more to do: glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort, fly down the slopes at Kids' Land, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Levi online driving holiday planner .

You can fly from Saariselka to Levi in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to -11°C, and evening lows to -21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Kittila, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Yllas Ski Resort
Find places to stay Jan 14 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

Similar Plans

14 days in Helsinki Region & Lapland BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM December, teens, outdoors, relaxing, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, teens, outdoors, relaxing, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 12 days in Lapland & Helsinki BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES February, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 12 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, romantic, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, romantic ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 16 days in Helsinki, Lakeland & Lapland BY A USER FROM HONG KONG July, culture, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 8 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM FINLAND November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM December, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM KUWAIT December, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 14 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM INDIA March, popular sights PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 14 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, popular sights PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM PAKISTAN December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans