12 days in Lapland Itinerary

12 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Kemi
— 1 day
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Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
3
Luosto
— 1 night
4
Saariselka
— 2 nights
5
Levi
— 3 nights
6
Akaslompolo
— 1 night

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Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tornio Church, stop by Sampo Icebreaker, then explore the world behind art at Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery), and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kemi Church.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Kemi trip maker tool.

Mumbai, India to Kemi is an approximately 21.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Mumbai to Kemi is minus 3.5 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Mumbai in December: high temperatures in Kemi hover around -3°C and lows are around -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kemi

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Sampo Icebreaker ©
Sampo Icebreaker
Kemi Church ©
Kemi Church

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): make a trip to Lordi's Square, then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and then get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi road trip planner.

Drive from Kemi to Rovaniemi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. December in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of -6°C and lows of -13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Dec 24 — 26:
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Luosto travel app.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Luosto in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in December, plan for slightly colder nights in Luosto, with lows around -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Luosto

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 26 — 27:
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park

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 (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel and then find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park. On the next day, gear up at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Saariselka trip planner.

Getting from Luosto to Saariselka by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December in Saariselka, expect temperatures between -7°C during the day and -17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 27 — 29:
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Angry Birds Activity Park ©
Angry Birds Activity Park
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel ©
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel

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.
Visiting Levi Ski Resort and Nature & Wildlife Tours will get you outdoors. Go for a jaunt from Levi to Kittila to see Lapland Hotels SnowVillage about 46 minutes away. There's still lots to do: have fun at Kids' Land, don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, explore the galleries of LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and join the crowd at Icekarting Levi.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Levi tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Saariselka to Levi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Levi can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 29 — Jan 1:
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage

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Akaslompolo

Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and then hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Akaslompolo online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Levi to Akaslompolo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -11°C in January, and nighttime lows around -22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 1 — 2:
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Safaris
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

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