14 days in Lapland Itinerary

14 days in Lapland Itinerary

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14 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  10​h 15​min
1
Kemi
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Levi
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  3​h
4
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Luosto
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: London

1
night
Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kemi Church, then take an in-depth tour of The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Tornio Church.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Kemi trip itinerary planning tool .

London, UK to Kemi is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Kemi due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in December, expect Kemi to be cooler, temps between -3°C and -11°C. On the 23rd (Sun), you'll travel to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Kemi

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tornio
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Kemi Church ©
Kemi Church
Sampo Icebreaker ©
Sampo Icebreaker
Tornio Church ©
Tornio Church

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop, then stroll through Yllas Ski Resort, then examine the collection at Muonion Kotiseutumuseo, and finally steep yourself in history at Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins.

For more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Akaslompolo trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by car from Kemi to Akaslompolo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Kemi in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Akaslompolo, with lows of -15°C. You'll set off for Levi on the 25th (Tue).

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trips

Muonio, Yllas Ski Resort
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Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

3
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 with an excursion to Snow Village in Kittila--about 46 minutes away. On the 26th (Wed), ski the day away in the pristine settings at Levi Ski Resort. There's still lots to do: admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, find something for the whole family at Levi Huskypark, experience rural life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and make a trip to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Levi trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Akaslompolo to Levi by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. December in Levi sees daily highs of -6°C and lows of -15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Levi Huskypark, Snow Village
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi
Snow Village ©
Snow Village

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Get out of town with these interesting Saariselka side-trips: Inari (Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church & Siida). On the 29th (Sat), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Saariselka road trip app .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Levi to Saariselka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to -7°C, and evening lows to -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Siida ©
Siida
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

1
night
Luosto

Luosto ©
On the 1st (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park and then admire all the interesting features of Amethyst Mine Lapland.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Luosto driving holiday tool .

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Luosto takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Luosto sees daily highs of -8°C and lows of -17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Luosto

Wildlife Parks
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 2nd (Wed), get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, see Santa Claus Office, and then find something for the whole family at SantaPark. On your second day here, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, then take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church.

To see maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi online itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Luosto to Rovaniemi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Luosto in January since evenings lows in Rovaniemi dip to -17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Outdoors
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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