13 days in Lapland Itinerary

13 days in Lapland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lapland trip planner

©
This plan was created by another user. Make it your plan

Route & dates

Start: Cape Town
Fly + Drive:  25 h
1
Levi
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  3 h
2
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
3
Kemi
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
4
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  21 h
End: Cape Town

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.
Step out of Levi to go to Kittila and see Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, which is approximately 46 minutes away. Spend the 22nd (Sun) on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. The adventure continues: fly down the slopes at Kids' Land, make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, and stroll through Yllas Ski Resort.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Levi travel route site.

Cape Town, South Africa to Levi is an approximately 21- hour combination of flight and car. In December, Levi is cooler than Cape Town - with highs of -6°C and lows of -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Kittila, Yllas Ski Resort
Find places to stay Dec 22 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Saariselka: Inari (Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church & Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center). categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Next up on the itinerary: find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park, join in the after-dark buzz at Saariselka Bowling, and look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Saariselka trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Levi to Saariselka by combination of flight and bus takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Saariselka are -7°C, while nighttime lows are -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Kemi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Inari
Find places to stay Dec 24 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
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
Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. On the 28th (Sat), stop by Sampo Icebreaker, take an in-depth tour of The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley, and then admire the landmark architecture of Kemi Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tornio Church and then get in on the family fun at Duudsonit Activity Park - TornioHaparanda.

Plan trip to Kemi with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Kemi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Saariselka in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Kemi, with lows of -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kemi

Fun & Games Theme Parks Museums

Side Trip

Tornio
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Duudsonit Activity Park - TornioHaparanda ©
Duudsonit Activity Park - TornioHaparanda
Sampo Icebreaker ©
Sampo Icebreaker
The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley ©
The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for wildlife, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, see the interesting displays at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, and look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi online day trip planner.

Getting from Kemi to Rovaniemi by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around -6°C in December, and nighttime lows around -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Wildlife
Find places to stay Dec 29 — Jan 1:
Highlights from your plan
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

Similar Plans

15 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND September, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: September, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 17 days in Rovaniemi BY A USER FROM DENMARK June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 24 days in Rovaniemi BY A USER FROM SWITZERLAND November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 15 days in Helsinki Region & Rovaniemi BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 21 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND September, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: September, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 16 days in Lapland & Turku BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS August, teens, outdoors, beaches, wildlife, hidden gems Preferences: August, teens, outdoors, beaches, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 14 days in Lapland & Helsinki BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE May, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, popular & hidden gems Preferences: May, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 14 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM DENMARK February, outdoors, relaxing, wildlife, hidden gems Preferences: February, outdoors, relaxing, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 16 days in Helsinki Region & Lapland BY A USER FROM GERMANY July, teens, outdoors, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: July, teens, outdoors, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 15 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA July, outdoors, romantic, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: July, outdoors, romantic, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 4 days in Rovaniemi BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 2 days in Rovaniemi BY A USER FROM BRAZIL June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium
See more plans