11 days in Lapland Itinerary

11 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Rovaniemi
— 5 nights
2
Saariselka
— 2 nights
3
Levi
— 3 nights

5
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Attractions like SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus and Ranua Zoo make great kid-friendly stops. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rovaniemi: Amethyst Mine Lapland (in Luosto) and Duudsonit Activity Park - TornioHaparanda (in Tornio). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, see the interesting displays at Christmas House Santa, and see Santa Claus Office.

To see reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi day trip planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Rovaniemi is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Brussels in December, expect Rovaniemi to be much colder, temps between -6°C and -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Fun & Games · Museums

Side Trips

Ranua Zoo, Amethyst Mine Lapland, Duudsonit Activity Park - TornioHaparanda
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Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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 29th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum and then see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center. On your second day here, look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop, fly down the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort, and then find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Saariselka itinerary planner.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in December, plan for little chillier nights in Saariselka, with lows around -17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors

Side Trips

Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, Gold Prospector Museum
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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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Levi Ski Resort and Kids' Land. When in Levi, make a side trip to see Lapland Hotels SnowVillage in Kittila, approximately Kittila away. The adventure continues: join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort, stroll through Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Levi travel itinerary planner.

Fly from Saariselka to Levi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to -6°C, and evening lows to -15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors

Side Trips

Kittila, Levi Huskypark, Yllas Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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