15 days in Lapland Itinerary

15 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Fly
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Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive
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Kemi
— 1 night
Drive
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Levi
— 3 nights
Drive
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Muonio
— 2 nights
Drive
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Saariselka
— 3 nights
Drive
6
Luosto
— 2 nights
Drive to Rovaniemi Airport, Fly to Dubai International Airport

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Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 22nd (Sat), find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, see Santa Claus Office, and then make a trip to Santa Claus Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun): don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Rovaniemi is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Dubai in December, things will get cooler in Rovaniemi: highs are around -6°C and lows about -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can drive to Kemi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Outdoors
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Must see
Safaris
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Kemi

Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Tornio Church, then stop by Sampo Icebreaker, then explore the world behind art at Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery), and finally admire the landmark architecture of Kemi Church.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Kemi holiday planner.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Kemi in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to -3°C, and evening lows to -11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Kemi

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Kemi Church ©
Architectural Building
Kemi Church
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Levi

Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Take a break from Levi with a short trip to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage in Kittila, about 46 minutes away. Spend the 25th (Tue) on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. The adventure continues: bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, find something for the whole family at Levi Huskypark, and stroll through Kids' Land.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Levi trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Kemi to Levi in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Kemi in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Levi, with lows of -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can drive to Muonio.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Trails

Side Trips

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Levi Ski Resort ©
Must see
Levi Ski Resort
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Icekarting Levi ©
Auto Race Track
Icekarting Levi
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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): contemplate the long history of Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins, then stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop, and then stroll through Yllas Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Muonion Kotiseutumuseo, then don't miss a visit to Pyhakero, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Enontekio Church.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Muonio trip planner.

Drive from Levi to Muonio in an hour. December in Muonio sees daily highs of -7°C and lows of -17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Muonio

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Yllas Ski Resort ©
Ski Area
Yllas Ski Resort
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Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Akaslompolo Sportshop
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Pyhakero ©
Landmark
Pyhakero
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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Saariselka side-trips: Inari (Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church & Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center). categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. And it doesn't end there: hit the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park, pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, and find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Saariselka day trip planner.

Getting from Muonio to Saariselka by car takes about 4 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to -7°C, and evening lows to -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors · Theme Parks

Side Trip

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Luosto

Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park, go deep underground at Amethyst Mine Lapland, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Sodankyla.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Luosto travel route website.

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Luosto takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Luosto are -13°C, while nighttime lows are -22°C. You will leave for home on the 3rd (Thu).

Things to do in Luosto

Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Wildlife Area
Kopara Reindeer Park
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