14 days in Lapland Itinerary

14 days in Lapland Itinerary

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1
Rovaniemi
— 5 nights
2
Luosto
— 1 night
3
Saariselka
— 3 nights
4
Levi
— 4 nights

5
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Venture out of the city with trips to Ranua Zoo (in Ranua) and Pyha-Luosto National Park (in Pyhatunturi). There's much more to do: find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, see Santa Claus Office, hit the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, and see the interesting displays at Christmas House Santa.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip maker app.

Helsinki to Rovaniemi is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in December, things will get slightly colder in Rovaniemi: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Ranua Zoo, Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

1
night
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 7th (Sat): discover the riches below the earth's surface at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Luosto planner.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Luosto takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Luosto, with lows of °C. On the 7th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Saariselka.
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Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

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, &more). There's much more to do: fly down the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort, stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop, examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum, and find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park.

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Drive from Luosto to Saariselka in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Saariselka are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

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.
Explore Levi's surroundings by going to Jemes Sport (in Yllasjarvi), Lapland Hotels SnowVillage (in Kittila) and Muonio (Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park & Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins). There's much more to do: grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort, fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort, make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, and bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Levi sightseeing app.

You can fly from Saariselka to Levi in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. December in Levi sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Kittila, Muonio, Jemes Sport, Levi Huskypark, Yllas Ski Resort
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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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