11 days in Lapland Itinerary

11 days in Lapland Itinerary

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11 days in Lapland Itinerary

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.
Bring the kids along to Ranua Zoo and Pilke Science Centre. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, get your game on at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, examine the collection at Christmas House Santa, and take an in-depth tour of Arktikum.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi itinerary planner .

London, UK to Rovaniemi is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. In December, Rovaniemi is colder than London - with highs of -6°C and lows of -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Ranua Zoo
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Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo
Pilke Science Centre ©
Pilke Science Centre
Snowman World Igloo Hotel ©
Snowman World Igloo Hotel

2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): have fun at Action Park, see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum, then get a taste of life in the country at Saariselka Reindeer Farm, and finally stop by Shamaan Design - Lappi Shop.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Saariselka trip planner .

Getting from Rovaniemi to Saariselka by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Saariselka when traveling from Rovaniemi in December, with lows around -17°C. On the 31st (Tue), you're off toSaariselka.

Things to do in Saariselka

Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Gold Prospector Museum
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Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Saariselka Reindeer Farm ©
Saariselka Reindeer Farm

2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): fly down the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort, stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop, and then get in on the family fun at Angry Birds Activity Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll around The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos and then see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Saariselka online travel route planner .

Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Inari
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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.
Step out of Levi to go to Kittila and see Snow Village, which is approximately 46 minutes away. There's still lots to do: grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, experience rural life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Levi day trip app .

Getting from Saariselka to Levi by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -11°C in January, and nighttime lows around -21°C. On the 5th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Kittila
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage

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