12 days in Lapland Itinerary

12 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
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Kemi
— 1 night
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Luosto
— 1 night
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Levi
— 4 nights
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Saariselka
— 1 night

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Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Safaris and SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus. The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, have some family-friendly fun at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, make a trip to Santa Claus Village, and explore the world behind art at Korundi House of Culture.

To find ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip maker app.

Oslo, Norway to Rovaniemi is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Oslo to Rovaniemi, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Oslo, expect cooler days and slightly colder nights in Rovaniemi, ranging from highs of -6°C to lows of -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Kemi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums · Theme Parks · Tours · Wildlife
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Safaris
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

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Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): admire the striking features of Kemi Church, then stop by Sampo Icebreaker, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Tornio Church.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Kemi driving holiday planning site.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Kemi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -3°C in December, and nighttime lows around -11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Luosto.

Things to do in Kemi

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Kemi Church ©
Kemi Church
Sampo Icebreaker ©
Sampo Icebreaker

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Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
On the 29th (Sat), discover the riches below the earth's surface at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Luosto tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Kemi to Luosto in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Kemi in December, with highs in Luosto at -8°C and lows at -17°C. On the 29th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Levi.
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Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

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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.
Family-friendly places like Levi Ski Resort and Icekarting Levi will thrill your kids. Step out of the city life by going to Kids' Land and Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm. When in Levi, make a side trip to see Lapland Hotels SnowVillage in Kittila, approximately Kittila away. The adventure continues: get interesting insight from Tours, make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, view the masterpieces at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and get engrossed in the history at Samiland.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Levi planning tool.

Drive from Luosto to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Levi are -6°C, while nighttime lows are -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Winter Sports

Side Trip

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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): hit the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Saariselka online vacation builder.

Fly from Levi to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Saariselka are -11°C, while nighttime lows are -20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks · Trails
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

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