11 days in Lapland Itinerary

11 days in Lapland Itinerary

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11 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  19​h 15​min
1
Levi
— 2 nights
2
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Toronto

2
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.
Get in touch with nature at Levi Ski Resort and Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. Next up on the itinerary: hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort, have fun at Kid's Land, and experience rural life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Levi trip planner .

Toronto, Canada to Levi is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Time is 7 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Toronto in December, with highs in Levi at -6°C and lows at -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Yllas Ski Resort, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Get some cultural insight at Siida and Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel. Explore Saariselka's surroundings by going to Inari (Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church & Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church). On the 27th (Fri), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Saariselka trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Levi to Saariselka takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to -7°C, and evening lows to -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Siida ©
Siida
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

4
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Family-friendly places like Santa Claus Village and Feelapland will thrill your kids. Do some cultural sightseeing at Arktikum and Rovaniemi Church. The adventure continues: see Santa Claus Office, see the interesting displays at Christmas House Santa, explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, and don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip planner .

You can drive from Saariselka to Rovaniemi in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. December in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of -6°C and lows of -13°C at night. On the 1st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Theme Parks Parks
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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