12 days in Lapland Itinerary

12 days in Lapland Itinerary

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12 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo
Fly + Drive:  29​h
1
Levi
— 2 nights
2
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Luosto
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  26​h
End: Sao Paulo

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.
Keep things going the next day: glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Levi day trip planning website .

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Levi is an approximately 29-hour flight. Traveling from Sao Paulo to Levi, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Sao Paulo in December; daily highs in Levi reach -6°C and lows reach -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Snow Village
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Snow Village ©
Snow Village
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Saariselka: Inari (Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church & Siida). On the 6th (Thu), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

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You can do a combination of bus and flight from Levi to Saariselka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to -7°C, and evening lows to -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Inari
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

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 8th (Sat): explore and take pictures at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Luosto online attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Luosto takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Luosto are -8°C, while nighttime lows are -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.
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Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for theme parks, museums, fun & games, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, see Santa Claus Office, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre.

For photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi online sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Luosto to Rovaniemi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Fun & Games
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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