13 days in Lapland Itinerary

13 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Levi
— 2 nights
2
Saariselka
— 3 nights
3
Kemi
— 2 nights
4
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights

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.
Attractions like Levi Ski Resort and Icekarting Levi make great kid-friendly stops. Step out of Levi to go to Kittila and see Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, which is approximately 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: fly down the slopes at Kids' Land, don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, view the masterpieces at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Yllas Ski Resort.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Levi road trip planner.

Cape Town, South Africa to Levi is an approximately 21-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Cape Town in December, things will get much colder in Levi: highs are around -6°C and lows about -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks

Side Trips

Kittila, Yllas Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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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.
Family-friendly places like Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort and Saariselka Bowling will thrill your kids. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Saariselka: Inari (Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church & Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center). Next up on the itinerary: find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park and stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Saariselka road trip planning tool.

You can fly from Levi to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. December in Saariselka sees daily highs of -7°C and lows of -17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Kemi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks

Side Trip

Inari
Find places to stay Dec 24 — 27:
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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
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 take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. 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 drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kemi

Theme Parks · Fun & Games · Museums

Side Trip

Tornio
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Duudsonit Activity Park - TornioHaparanda ©
Duudsonit Activity Park - TornioHaparanda
The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley ©
The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley
Sampo Icebreaker ©
Sampo Icebreaker

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus and Santa Claus Village. There's still lots to do: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, make a trip to Lordi's Square, and see Santa Claus Office.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi travel route app.

Getting from Kemi to Rovaniemi by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are -6°C, while nighttime lows are -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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