13 days in Lapland Itinerary

13 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
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Ivalo
— 2 nights
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Levi
— 4 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.
Family-friendly places like Santa Claus Village and SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus will thrill your kids. Get out of town with these interesting Rovaniemi side-trips: Ranua Zoo (in Ranua) and Amethyst Mine Lapland (in Luosto). There's much more to do: see Santa Claus Office, have some family-friendly fun at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, and explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip itinerary website.

Brisbane, Australia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 28-hour flight. Traveling from Brisbane to Rovaniemi, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Brisbane in December; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -6°C and lows reach -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to drive to Ivalo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Theme Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 20 — 24:
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Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

2
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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

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 24 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Angry Birds Activity Park ©
Angry Birds Activity Park

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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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Levi Ski Resort and Icekarting Levi. Explore Levi's surroundings by going to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage (in Kittila) and Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park (in Muonio). The adventure continues: view the masterpieces at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, stroll through Yllas Ski Resort, and have some family-friendly fun at G2 ICEKARTING.

To find photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Levi trip planner.

You can fly from Ivalo to Levi in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and car. In December, daily temperatures in Levi can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Adventure

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 26 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

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