14 days in Lapland Itinerary

14 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 6 nights
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Saariselka
— 3 nights
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Levi
— 3 nights
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Enontekio
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Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Get out of town with these interesting Rovaniemi side-trips: Ski Resort Ritavalkea (in Pello) and Amethyst Mine Lapland (in Luosto). And it doesn't end there: find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, hit the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, and look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip itinerary app.

New York City, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 7 hours. Traveling from New York City in December, expect Rovaniemi to be much colder, temps between 22°F and 11°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Museums

Side Trips

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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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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Saariselka: Inari (Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus & Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center). The adventure continues: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park, stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop, and get a taste of life in the country at Saariselka Reindeer Farm.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Saariselka trip website.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Rovaniemi in January since evenings lows in Saariselka dip to 1°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Museums

Side Trip

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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus

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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.
Step out of Levi with an excursion to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage in Kittila--about 46 minutes away. Spend the 5th (Tue) on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. There's lots more to do: bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, stop by Inghams Mini Husky Experience, stop by Elan Ski Shop & Rental, and view the masterpieces at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Levi planning tool.

Fly from Saariselka to Levi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January in Levi, expect temperatures between 15°F during the day and -1°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a bus to Enontekio.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Winter Sports

Side Trip

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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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Enontekio

Enontekio
For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Enontekio trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Levi to Enontekio by bus takes about 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 12°F in January, and nighttime lows around -3°F. On the 8th (Fri), you're off to home.

Things to do in Enontekio

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Historic Sites
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