12 days in Lapland Itinerary

12 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Levi
— 2 nights
2
Saariselka
— 2 nights
3
Rovaniemi
— 6 nights

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.
Get in touch with nature at Levi Ski Resort and Elan Ski Shop & Rental. And it doesn't end there: fly down the slopes at Kids' Land, join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and stop by Inghams Mini Husky Experience.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Levi road trip planning website.

Montreal, Canada to Levi is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Montreal to Levi is 7 hours. Traveling from Montreal in December, things will get slightly colder in Levi: highs are around -6°C and lows about -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports
Find places to stay Dec 22 — 24:
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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 25th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, then find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park, then look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Saariselka trip maker.

You can fly from Levi to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December in Saariselka, expect temperatures between -7°C during the day and -17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Inari
Find places to stay Dec 24 — 26:
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Angry Birds Activity Park ©
Angry Birds Activity Park

6
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Step out of the city life by going to Safaris and Napapiirin Porofarmi. Go for a jaunt from Rovaniemi to Pello to see Ski Resort Ritavalkea about 1h 30 min away. And it doesn't end there: find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, make a trip to Lordi's Square, fly down the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, and get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip planner.

Drive from Saariselka to Rovaniemi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are -6°C, while nighttime lows are -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trip

Ski Resort Ritavalkea
Find places to stay Dec 26 — Jan 1:
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Safaris
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus

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