13 days in Lapland Itinerary

13 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Fly + Drive:  11 h 15 min
1
Luosto
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
3
Kemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
End: London

4
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Sodankyla (Museum - Gallery Alariesto & Church of Sodankyla) and Joutsijarven Bunkkerit (in Kemijarvi). Spend the 22nd (Sat) exploring nature at Pyha-Luosto National Park. There's still lots to do: go deep underground at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Luosto day trip website.

London, UK to Luosto is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Luosto. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from London in December; daily highs in Luosto reach -8°C and lows reach -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Levi.

Things to do in Luosto

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sodankyla, Pyha-Luosto National Park, Joutsijarven Bunkkerit
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla

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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Samiland, thenjoin the crowd at Icekarting Levi, and then identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm. Here are some ideas for day two: get in on the family fun at Levi Huskypark, thentake in the exciting artwork at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and then fly down the slopes at Kids' Land.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Levi online tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Luosto to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Levi, expect temperatures between -6°C during the day and -15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Kemi.

Things to do in Levi

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Kittila, Levi Huskypark
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Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Levi Huskypark ©
Levi Huskypark
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

2
nights
Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. On the 27th (Thu), visit Sampo Icebreaker, get engrossed in the history at The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tornio Church. On the next day, explore the world behind art at Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery) and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kemi Church.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Kemi trip planner.

You can drive from Levi to Kemi in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Kemi when traveling from Levi in December, with lows around -11°C. On the 28th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kemi

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tornio
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Sampo Icebreaker ©
Sampo Icebreaker
The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley ©
The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley
Kemi Church ©
Kemi Church

4
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kids will appreciate attractions like SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus and Safaris. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, see the interesting displays at Christmas House Santa, and see Santa Claus Office.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi tour itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Kemi to Rovaniemi takes 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 1st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Theme Parks Parks
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Safaris
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Pilke Science Centre ©
Pilke Science Centre

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