11 days in Lapland Itinerary

11 days in Lapland Itinerary

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11 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Miami
Fly:  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
4
Levi
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  17​h
End: Miami

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): have fun at Santa Claus Office, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then get curious at Pilke Science Centre, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and finally look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland. Here are some ideas for day two: find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, then get in on the family fun at SantaPark, and then make a trip to Lordi's Square.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip planner .

Miami, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of tram and flight. You can also do a combination of tram, flight, and train; or do a combination of tram, flight, and bus. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Miami to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Miami in December, expect Rovaniemi to be much colder, temps between 22°F and 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 Outdoors
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Safaris
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 find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Luosto tour itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Luosto takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in December, Luosto is a bit cooler at night with lows of 6°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Luosto

Parks Nature

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Step out of the city life by going to Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort and Lemmenjoki National Park. Explore Saariselka's surroundings by going to Inari (Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church & Siida).

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Saariselka day trip planning app .

Getting from Luosto to Saariselka by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Saariselka are 21°F, while nighttime lows are 6°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time 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 ©
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.
Kids will enjoy Nature & Wildlife Tours and Kid's Land. Take a break from the city and head to Levi Ski Resort and Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm. Step out of Levi to go to Kittila and see Snow Village, which is approximately 46 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi and make a trip to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Levi attractions website .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Saariselka to Levi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Levi are 22°F, while nighttime lows are 8°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can 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
Snow Village ©
Snow Village
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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