11 days in Lapland Itinerary

11 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
2
Saariselka
— 2 nights
3
Levi
— 3 nights

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Get in touch with nature at Ranua Zoo and Ski Resort Suomutunturi. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, fly down the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre, and revel in the low prices at Marttiini Store Old Factory.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip builder tool.

Sydney, Australia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 27-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -8 hour difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Sydney in December; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -6°C and lows reach -13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can go by car to Saariselka.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Wildlife · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Ranua Zoo, Ski Resort Suomutunturi
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Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop, then fly down the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort, and then get in on the family fun at Angry Birds Activity Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum and then see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Saariselka trip itinerary builder website.

Drive from Rovaniemi to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in December, Saariselka is little chillier at night with lows of -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors

Side Trips

Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, 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
Angry Birds Activity Park ©
Angry Birds Activity 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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: join the crowd at Icekarting Levi and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

To find out how to plan a trip to Levi, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Saariselka to Levi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Levi are -6°C, while nighttime lows are -15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Winter Sports · Adventure

Side Trips

Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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