13 days in Lapland Itinerary

13 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  28 h
1
Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
2
Ivalo
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 15 min
3
Levi
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  30 h
End: Brisbane

4
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Family-friendly places like Santa Claus Village and Ranua Zoo will thrill your kids. When in Rovaniemi, make a side trip to see Amethyst Mine Lapland in Luosto, approximately Luosto away. The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, have fun at Santa Claus Office, have some family-friendly fun at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip planner.

Brisbane, Australia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 28-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Brisbane to Rovaniemi is minus 8 hours. Traveling from Brisbane in December, expect Rovaniemi to be cooler, temps between -6°C and -13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can go by car to Ivalo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Theme Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Amethyst Mine Lapland, Ranua Zoo
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Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

2
nights
Ivalo

Ivalo ©
Ivalo is a village in the municipality of Inari, Lapland, Finland, located on the Ivalo River 20km south of Lake Inari. Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): get in on the family fun at Angry Birds Activity Park and then gear up at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. On the 26th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center and then pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

For other places to visit and more tourist information, go to the Ivalo trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Ivalo in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Rovaniemi in December, expect little chillier with lows of -17°C in Ivalo. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Ivalo

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

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

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Levi Ski Resort and Yllas Ski Resort. Explore Levi's surroundings by going to Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park (in Muonio) and Lapland Hotels SnowVillage (in Kittila). And it doesn't end there: join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, have some family-friendly fun at G2 ICEKARTING, identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and explore the galleries of LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Levi vacation planner.

You can fly from Ivalo to Levi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. In December, plan for daily highs up to -6°C, and evening lows to -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Yllas Ski Resort, Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 30:
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

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