11 days in Lapland Itinerary

11 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Start: Miami, Florida
Fly + Bus:  15 h 30 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Luosto
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  3 h
4
Levi
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  17 h
End: Miami, Florida

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 24th (Mon), see Santa Claus Office, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then get curious at Pilke Science Centre, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and finally look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland. On the next day, make a trip to Santa Claus Village, then get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, and then don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip maker website.

Miami, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 17.5- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Traveling from Miami to Rovaniemi, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Miami in December; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach 22°F and lows reach 11°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Wildlife
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Safaris
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Pilke Science Centre ©
Pilke Science Centre

1
night
Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Luosto trip planner.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Luosto by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Luosto, with lows of 6°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Luosto

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort and Lemmenjoki National Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Saariselka: Inari (Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church & Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center).

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Saariselka online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Luosto to Saariselka takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 21°F, and evening lows to 6°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Inari, Lemmenjoki National Park
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park

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.
Get in touch with nature at Levi Ski Resort and Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm. When in Levi, make a side trip to see Lapland Hotels SnowVillage in Kittila, approximately Kittila away. There's still lots to do: hit the slopes at Kids' Land, bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, view the masterpieces at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures.

Plan my day in Levi using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Saariselka to Levi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. December in Levi sees daily highs of 22°F and lows of 8°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

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

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