13 days in Lapland Itinerary

13 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, see Santa Claus Office, and then make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip tool.

Berlin, Germany to Rovaniemi is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Berlin to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around -6°C in December, and nighttime lows around -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to drive to Kemi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

1
night
Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 31st (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tornio Church, visit Sampo Icebreaker, then admire the masterpieces at Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery), and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kemi Church.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Kemi trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Kemi in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Kemi can reach -3°C, while at night they dip to -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Kemi

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tornio Church
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Sampo Icebreaker ©
Sampo Icebreaker
Kemi Church ©
Kemi Church

4
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.
Go for a jaunt from Levi to Kittila to see Lapland Hotels SnowVillage about 46 minutes away. Spend the 1st (Tue) on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. Next up on the itinerary: bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, take an in-depth tour of Samiland, have some family-friendly fun at G2 ICEKARTING, and don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Levi holiday maker.

Traveling by car from Kemi to Levi takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Levi when traveling from Kemi in December, with lows around -15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Kittila, Levi Huskypark
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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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.
Change things up with a short trip to Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center in Inari (about 1 hour away). categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. The adventure continues: trek along Urho Kekkonen National Park, stop by Shamaan Design - Lappi Shop, get a taste of local nightlife at Saariselka Bowling, and get in on the family fun at Angry Birds Activity Park.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Saariselka travel route builder app.

Getting from Levi to Saariselka by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -11°C in January, and nighttime lows around -20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks

Side Trip

Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park

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nights
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 8th (Tue), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Luosto and then go deep underground at Amethyst Mine Lapland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Sodankyla and then take in the exciting artwork at Museum - Gallery Alariesto.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Luosto trip planner.

Getting from Saariselka to Luosto by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to -13°C, and evening lows to -22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Luosto

Nature · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

Sodankyla
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Luosto ©
Luosto
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla

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