11 days in Lapland Itinerary

11 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Toronto
Fly + Drive:  19 h 15 min
1
Levi
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  3 h
2
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
Bus + 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.
Take a break from the city and head to Levi Ski Resort and Kids' Land. Step out of Levi with an excursion to Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park in Muonio--about 58 minutes away. There's more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Yllas Ski Resort and experience rural life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

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Toronto, Canada to Levi is an approximately 19- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Levi is 7 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Toronto in December: high temperatures in Levi hover around -6°C and lows are around -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough 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 ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center and Gold Prospector Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Inari (Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church & Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church). categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. There's more to do: get a taste of local nightlife at Saariselka Bowling and pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel.

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Do a combination of flight and bus from Levi to Saariselka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Saariselka can reach -7°C, while at night they dip 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 - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Arktikum and Rovaniemi Church. Bring the kids along to SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus and Pilke Science Centre. There's still lots to do: see Santa Claus Office, see the interesting displays at Christmas House Santa, explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, and stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip planner.

Getting from Saariselka to Rovaniemi by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are -6°C, while nighttime lows are -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Tours Theme Parks
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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