14 days in Lapland Itinerary

14 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Fly + Drive:  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
Fly:  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. On the 22nd (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Kemi Church, thenvisit Sampo Icebreaker, thentake an in-depth tour of The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Tornio Church.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Kemi trip planner.

London, UK to Kemi is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from London to Kemi, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from London in December: high temperatures in Kemi hover around -3°C and lows are around -11°C. On the 23rd (Sun), you're off to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Kemi

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tornio
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The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley ©
The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley
Sampo Icebreaker ©
Sampo Icebreaker
Kemi Church ©
Kemi Church

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop, thenstroll through Yllas Ski Resort, thensee the interesting displays at Muonion Kotiseutumuseo, and finally contemplate the long history of Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Akaslompolo trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Kemi to Akaslompolo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Kemi in December since evenings lows in Akaslompolo dip to -15°C. You will leave for Levi on the 25th (Tue).

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Muonio, Yllas Ski Resort
Find places to stay Dec 23 — 25:
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Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop
Muonion Kotiseutumuseo ©
Muonion Kotiseutumuseo

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.
Bring the kids along to Levi Ski Resort and Levi Huskypark. Change things up with a short trip to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage in Kittila (about 46 minutes away). There's still lots to do: enjoy some diversion at Kids' Land, view the masterpieces at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, tour the pleasant surroundings at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and get engrossed in the history at Samiland.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Levi road trip site.

Drive from Akaslompolo to Levi in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Levi can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, Levi Huskypark
Find places to stay Dec 25 — 28:
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage

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.
Bring the kids along to Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort and Angry Birds Activity Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Saariselka: Inari (Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church & Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum and pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel.

To see more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Saariselka travel itinerary planner.

You can fly from Levi to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In December in Saariselka, expect temperatures between -7°C during the day and -17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Luosto.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks Outdoors 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
Angry Birds Activity Park ©
Angry Birds Activity Park

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 1st (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Kopara Reindeer Park and then go deep underground at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Luosto road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Luosto takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Luosto, expect temperatures between -8°C during the day and -17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Luosto

Parks Wildlife
Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 1:
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): make a trip to Santa Claus Village, see Santa Claus Office, and then find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus. On the next day, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, thenget curious at Pilke Science Centre, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi tour itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Luosto to Rovaniemi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Luosto in January, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Rovaniemi, with lows around -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Wildlife
Find places to stay Jan 1 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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