13 days in Lapland Itinerary

13 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
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Levi
— 4 nights
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Saariselka
— 3 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.
Step out of Rovaniemi to go to Ranua and see Ranua Zoo, which is approximately 1 hour away. And it doesn't end there: find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, get some fabulous bargains at Marttiini Store Old Factory, make a trip to Lordi's Square, and take an in-depth tour of Arktikum.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi online attractions planner.

Los Angeles, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Rovaniemi is 10 hours. Traveling from Los Angeles in December, things will get much colder in Rovaniemi: highs are around 22°F and lows about 11°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums · Theme Parks · Wildlife · Zoos & Aquariums

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Ranua Zoo
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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.
Explore Levi's surroundings by going to Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park (in Muonio) and Lapland Hotels SnowVillage (in Kittila). Spend the 27th (Mon) on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. And it doesn't end there: join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, hit the slopes at Kids' Land, experience rural life at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, and get in on the family fun at Levi Huskypark.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Levi attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°F in December, and nighttime lows around 8°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Trails

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Levi Ski Resort
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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.
On the 1st (Sat), take a memorable tour with Tours, look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop, and then examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: fly down the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort and then pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Saariselka online vacation planner.

Fly from Levi to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°F in December, and nighttime lows around 6°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Museums

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