11 days in Lapland Itinerary

11 days in Lapland Itinerary

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11 days in Lapland Itinerary

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

5
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 SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus and Pilke Science Centre. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rovaniemi: Duudsonit Activity Park - TornioHaparanda (in Tornio), Amethyst Mine Lapland (in Luosto) and Ranua Zoo (in Ranua). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, see Santa Claus Office, and pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi road trip tool .

Brussels, Belgium to Rovaniemi is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 1 hour. Traveling from Brussels in December, things will get colder in Rovaniemi: highs are around -6°C and lows about -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time 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
Pilke Science Centre ©
Pilke Science Centre

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.
On the 29th (Sun), examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum, then have fun at Action Park, and then see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center. On your second day here, stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop, hit the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort, and then find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Saariselka trip app .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Saariselka takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Rovaniemi in December since evenings lows in Saariselka dip to -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Gold Prospector Museum, Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
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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.
Bring the kids along to Kids' Land and Levi Huskypark. Go for a jaunt from Levi to Kittila to see Snow Village about 46 minutes away. There's still lots to do: explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, and take in the exciting artwork at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery.

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Getting from Saariselka to Levi by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -6°C in December, and nighttime lows around -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

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

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