13 days in Lapland Itinerary

13 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Fly + Drive:  10 h 15 min
1
Kemi
— 1 day
Drive:  4 h
2
Levi
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h
3
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Luosto
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
End: London

1
day
Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): admire the striking features of Kemi Church, thenstop by Sampo Icebreaker, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tornio Church.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Kemi trip maker app.

London, UK to Kemi is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from London to Kemi, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from London in December; daily highs in Kemi reach -3°C and lows reach -11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Kemi

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

3
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.
Family-friendly places like Levi Ski Resort and Kids' Land will thrill your kids. Step out of Levi to go to Kittila and see Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, which is approximately 46 minutes away. There's lots more to do: bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts Einari Junttila, and shop like a local with LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery.

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Traveling by car from Kemi to Levi takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Kemi in December, expect a bit cooler with lows of -15°C in Levi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Kittila
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

3
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.
Attractions like Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort and Angry Birds Activity Park make great kid-friendly stops. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Saariselka: Inari (Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church & Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center). There's more to do: see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum and pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel.

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Traveling by flight from Levi to Saariselka takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to -7°C, and evening lows to -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
Find places to stay Dec 25 — 28:
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Angry Birds Activity Park ©
Angry Birds Activity Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Sodankyla, view the masterpieces at Museum - Gallery Alariesto, and then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Amethyst Mine Lapland. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To find maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Luosto road trip planning app.

Getting from Saariselka to Luosto by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Luosto are -8°C, while nighttime lows are -17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Luosto

Nature Parks Shopping

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Family-friendly places like SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus and Santa Claus Office will thrill your kids. There's much more to do: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, browse the different shops at Arctic Circle Mall, and get curious at Pilke Science Centre.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Luosto to Rovaniemi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Wildlife
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Safaris
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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