11 days in Lapland Itinerary

11 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
2
Luosto
— 1 night
3
Saariselka
— 4 nights
4
Levi
— 3 nights

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 27th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Office, and then get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Rovaniemi road trip planning app.

Manchester, UK to Rovaniemi is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car, train, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to Rovaniemi is 2 hours. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Manchester in December; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Outdoors
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Safaris
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): discover the riches below the earth's surface at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

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Drive from Rovaniemi to Luosto in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in December, Luosto is slightly colder at night with lows of °C. On the 29th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Saariselka.
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Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

4
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Saariselka: Inari (The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, &more). categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. Next up on the itinerary: fly down the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park, get in on the family fun at Angry Birds Activity Park, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Saariselka day trip planner.

Drive from Luosto to Saariselka in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Saariselka can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trip

Inari
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National 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.
Go for a jaunt from Levi to Kittila to see Lapland Hotels SnowVillage about 46 minutes away. Spend the 3rd (Thu) on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. The adventure continues: fly down the slopes at Kids' Land, make a trip to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and join the crowd at Icekarting Levi.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Levi trip itinerary builder app.

Getting from Saariselka to Levi by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in January, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) 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
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage

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