14 days in Lapland Itinerary

14 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 5 nights
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Saariselka
— 3 nights
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Levi
— 5 nights

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Attractions like SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus and Santa Claus Village make great kid-friendly stops. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rovaniemi: Ranua Zoo (in Ranua), Amethyst Mine Lapland (in Luosto) and Duudsonit Activity Park - TornioHaparanda (in Tornio). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, fly down the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, don't miss a visit to Marttiini Store Old Factory, and have fun at Santa Claus Office.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi travel route builder site.

London, UK to Rovaniemi is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from London in December; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -6°C and lows reach -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Fun & Games · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 21 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo
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.
Family-friendly places like Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort and Hippupuoti Gift Shop will thrill your kids. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Saariselka: Inari (Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, &more). There's more to do: find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park and examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Saariselka day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Saariselka takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Saariselka, with lows of -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 26 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Angry Birds Activity Park ©
Angry Birds Activity Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

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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.
Attractions like Levi Ski Resort and Icekarting Levi make great kid-friendly stops. Venture out of the city with trips to Muonio (Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park & Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins), Lapland Hotels SnowVillage (in Kittila) and Konijanka Petting Zoo (in Akaslompolo). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy some diversion at Kids' Land, stop by Inghams Mini Husky Experience, view the masterpieces at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and get in on the family fun at Levi Huskypark.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Levi road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Saariselka to Levi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to -6°C, and evening lows to -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 29 — Jan 3:
Highlights from your plan
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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