14 days in Lapland Itinerary

14 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
2
Saariselka
— 3 nights
3
Levi
— 5 nights

4
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Rovaniemi Church and German Soldier s Cemetery. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Arktikum and Ranua Zoo. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rovaniemi: Amethyst Mine Lapland (in Luosto), Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction (in Salla) and Maupertuis Memorial (in Pello). Next up on the itinerary: get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, see the interesting displays at Christmas House Santa, don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, and stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier.

To find traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi vacation maker tool.

Atlanta, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 7 hours. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Atlanta in December, with highs in Rovaniemi at 22°F and lows at 11°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Ranua Zoo, Amethyst Mine Lapland, Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction, Maupertuis Memorial
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Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center and Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel. Kids will appreciate attractions like Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort and Hippupuoti Gift Shop. Venture out of the city with trips to Inari (Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church, &more). It doesn't end there: find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park and see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Saariselka trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Saariselka takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in December, Saariselka is little chillier at night with lows of 6°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors

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
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

5
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.
Get some historical perspective at Church of Sodankyla and Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins. Get some cultural insight at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery and Ounasjoki - River for activities. Explore Levi's surroundings by going to Safaris (in Akaslompolo), Lapland Hotels SnowVillage (in Kittila) and Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park (in Muonio). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Levi Ski Resort, hit the slopes at Kids' Land, and join the crowd at Icekarting Levi.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Levi road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Saariselka to Levi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°F in December, and nighttime lows around 8°F. On the 4th (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Muonio, Safaris, Church of Sodankyla, Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Safaris
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

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