14 days in Lapland Itinerary

14 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 7 nights
2
Saariselka
— 3 nights
3
Levi
— 3 nights

7
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
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: Pyha-Luosto National Park (in Pyhatunturi), Ski Resort Ritavalkea (in Pello) and Ranua Zoo (in Ranua). There's much more to do: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, stroll through Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, get your game on at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, and get curious at Pilke Science Centre.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi vacation builder tool.

Brussels, Belgium to Rovaniemi is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Brussels to Rovaniemi, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Brussels in January, with highs in Rovaniemi at -10°C and lows at -17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Saariselka.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Pyha-Luosto National Park, Amethyst Mine Lapland, Ski Resort Ritavalkea, Ranua Zoo
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Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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). The adventure continues: fly down the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort, see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum, find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park, and look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Saariselka sightseeing planning website.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Saariselka takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Saariselka when traveling from Rovaniemi in January, with lows around -20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports

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
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

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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 to go to Kittila and see Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, which is approximately 46 minutes away. The adventure continues: join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, fly down the slopes at Kids' Land, view the masterpieces at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

To see maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Levi tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Saariselka to Levi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January in Levi, expect temperatures between -11°C during the day and -21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

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

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