13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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13 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Rovaniemi
1
Rovaniemi
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Saariselka
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h
3
Levi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
End: Rovaniemi

5
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Take a break from Rovaniemi with a short trip to Amethyst Mine Lapland in Luosto, about 1h 35 min away. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, browse the collection at Rovaniemi City Library, and look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi tour planning tool .

In December, plan for daily highs up to -6°C, and evening lows to -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Amethyst Mine Lapland
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Pilke Science Centre ©
Pilke Science Centre
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

6
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Change things up with these side-trips from Saariselka: Inari (The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, & more).

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Saariselka trip builder .

Drive from Rovaniemi to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in December, expect little chillier with lows of -17°C in Saariselka. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Angry Birds Activity Park ©
Angry Birds Activity Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

1
night
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, and then glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Mon): take in the exciting artwork at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery and then have some family-friendly fun at Kids' Land.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Levi trip planner .

Fly from Saariselka to Levi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -6°C in December, and nighttime lows around -15°C. On the 16th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

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