15 days in Lapland Itinerary

15 days in Lapland Itinerary

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15 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  14​h 15​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
train:  1​h 15​min
2
Kemi
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
Levi
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Muonio
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Luosto
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Dubai

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): find something for the whole family at SantaPark, see Santa Claus Office, and then find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Lordi's Square, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church.

Make your Rovaniemi itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Rovaniemi is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Dubai in December, things will get much colder in Rovaniemi: highs are around -6°C and lows about -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to take a train to Kemi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

1
night
Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. On the 24th (Mon), pause for some serene contemplation at Tornio Church, admire the masterpieces at Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery), and then admire the striking features of Kemi Church.

For reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Kemi online visit planner .

Traveling by train from Rovaniemi to Kemi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. December in Kemi sees daily highs of -3°C and lows of -11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Kemi

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

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.
Go for a jaunt from Levi to Kittila to see Snow Village about 46 minutes away. On the 25th (Tue), 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, don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, stroll through Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and find something for the whole family at Levi Huskypark.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Levi trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kemi to Levi takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Kemi in December, expect slightly colder with lows of -15°C in Levi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Winter Sports Adventure

Side Trips

Snow Village, Levi Huskypark
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Snow Village ©
Snow Village

2
nights
Muonio

Muonio ©
Muonio is a municipality of Finland.The town is located in far northern Finland above the Arctic Circle on the country's western border, within the area of the former Lappi province. Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins, then look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop, and then fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Muonion Kotiseutumuseo, make a trip to Pyhakero, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Enontekio Church.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Muonio trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Levi to Muonio takes an hour. In December in Muonio, expect temperatures between -7°C during the day and -17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Muonio

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Enontekio, Yllas Ski Resort, Akaslompolo Sportshop
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Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Pyhakero ©
Pyhakero
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Explore Saariselka's surroundings by going to Inari (Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church & Siida). On the 31st (Mon), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Saariselka trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Muonio to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around -7°C in December, and nighttime lows around -17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Luosto.

Things to do in Saariselka

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Inari
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©

2
nights
Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
On the 2nd (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park, admire all the interesting features of Amethyst Mine Lapland, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Sodankyla.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Luosto online vacation maker .

You can drive from Saariselka to Luosto in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In January in Luosto, expect temperatures between -13°C during the day and -22°C at night. On the 3rd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Luosto

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Church of Sodankyla, Safaris
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla

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