15 days in Lapland Itinerary

15 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Levi
— 3 nights
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Saariselka
— 3 nights
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Rovaniemi
— 7 nights

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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Levi side-trips: Lapland Hotels SnowVillage (in Kittila) and Muonio (Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins & Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park). Next up on the itinerary: get interesting insight from Levi Ski Resort, don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, hit the slopes at Kids' Land, and have some family-friendly fun at G2 ICEKARTING.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Levi visit planner.

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Levi is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Arabian Standard Time (AST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 1 hour. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Kuwait City in December, with highs in Levi at -6°C and lows at -15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Tours

Side Trips

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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Saariselka: Inari (Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, &more). There's still lots to do: fly down the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort, look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop, examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel.

To see reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Saariselka trip planner.

Getting from Levi to Saariselka by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Saariselka can reach -7°C, while at night they dip to -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 23 — 26:
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus

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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Rovaniemi side-trips: Pyha-Luosto National Park (in Pyhatunturi) and Amethyst Mine Lapland (in Luosto). There's still lots to do: find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, see the interesting displays at Christmas House Santa, don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, and stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier.

For maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Rovaniemi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of -6°C and lows of -13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Nature · Museums · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 26 — Jan 2:
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Safaris
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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