12 days in Lapland Itinerary

12 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
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Levi
— 2 nights
3
Kilpisjarvi
— 1 night
4
Saariselka
— 3 nights
5
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Get a sense of the local culture at Santa's House of Snowmobiles and Rovaniemi Church. Get in touch with nature at Syvasenvaara Fell and Auttikongas. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Rovaniemi Local History Museum, make a trip to Santa Claus Village, find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, and see the interesting displays at Christmas House Santa.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi road trip app.

In February, plan for daily highs up to -6°C, and evening lows to -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums · Nature · Parks · Theme Parks
Find places to stay Feb 25 — 27:
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Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles
Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas
Rovaniemi Local History Museum ©
Rovaniemi Local History Museum

2
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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 28th (Thu): explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. On the 1st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Sarestoniemi Museum and then bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi.

For photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Levi trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Levi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -5°C in February, and nighttime lows around -12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Kilpisjarvi.

Things to do in Levi

Winter Sports · Tours · Trails · Adventure

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 27 — Mar 2:
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Sarestoniemi Museum ©
Sarestoniemi Museum
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

1
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Kilpisjarvi

Kilpisjarvi
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Tsahkal Falls and then contemplate the waterfront views at Kukkolankoski.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Kilpisjarvi trip planner.

Traveling by car from Levi to Kilpisjarvi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Levi to Kilpisjarvi. Traveling from Levi in March, Kilpisjarvi is somewhat warmer at night with lows of -5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Kilpisjarvi

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 2 — 3:

3
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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Step off the beaten path and head to Gold Prospector Museum and Saariselka Bowling. The adventure continues: hit the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park and stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Saariselka holiday planning website.

You can drive from Kilpisjarvi to Saariselka in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Kilpisjarvi to Saariselka is 1 hour. Traveling from Kilpisjarvi in March, things will get little chillier in Saariselka: highs are around -1°C and lows about -12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 3 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): make a trip to Santa Claus Village, see the interesting displays at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and finally stop by Your Piece Of Finland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary app.

Getting from Saariselka to Rovaniemi by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. On the 8th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Mar 6 — 8:
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German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery
Safaris
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles

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