11 days in Lapland Itinerary

11 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Fly:  6 h 30 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Saariselka
— 2 nights
3
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
4
Levi
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  9 h 45 min
End: London

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kids will enjoy Ranua Zoo and Arktikum. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, see the interesting displays at Christmas House Santa, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, and get your game on at Snowman World Igloo Hotel.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi day trip planning app.

London, UK to Rovaniemi is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from London in December, with highs in Rovaniemi at -6°C and lows at -13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Saariselka.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Wildlife Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Ranua Zoo
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Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

2
nights
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 30th (Mon): examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum, thenget a taste of life in the country at Saariselka Reindeer Farm, and then stop by Shamaan Design - Lappi Shop.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Saariselka online tour itinerary builder.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Rovaniemi in December since evenings lows in Saariselka dip to -17°C. On the 31st (Tue), you'll travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Saariselka

Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Gold Prospector Museum
Find places to stay Dec 29 — 31:
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Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Saariselka Reindeer Farm ©
Saariselka Reindeer Farm

2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): gear up at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort, stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop, and then find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the venue of The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos and then see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Saariselka trip itinerary maker.

Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Inari
Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 2:
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Angry Birds Activity Park ©
Angry Birds Activity Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

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.
Family-friendly places like Levi Ski Resort and LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery will thrill your kids. Take a break from Levi with a short trip to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage in Kittila, about 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, visit Inghams Mini Husky Experience, relax in the rural setting at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures.

To find out how to plan a trip to Levi, use our trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Saariselka to Levi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Levi are -11°C, while nighttime lows are -21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Adventure Trails

Side Trip

Kittila
Find places to stay Jan 2 — 5:
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

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