15 days in Lapland Itinerary

15 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Levi
— 4 nights
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Saariselka
— 4 nights
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Luosto
— 2 nights
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Rovaniemi
— 4 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park (in Muonio) and Lapland Hotels SnowVillage (in Kittila). Spend the 16th (Wed) on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. And it doesn't end there: bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, relax in the rural setting at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, find something for the whole family at Levi Huskypark, and don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Levi trip planning app.

Helsinki to Levi is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Helsinki in December; daily highs in Levi reach -6°C and lows reach -15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Saariselka: Inari (Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, Inari Reindeer Farm, &more). And it doesn't end there: hit the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort, see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum, find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park, and pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel.

For maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Saariselka road trip app.

Traveling by flight from Levi to Saariselka takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December in Saariselka, expect temperatures between -7°C during the day and -17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 19 — 23:
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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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Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): discover the riches below the earth's surface at Amethyst Mine Lapland and then take an exotic tour of Lapland Safaris. On the next day, view the masterpieces at Museum - Gallery Alariesto and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Sodankyla.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Luosto trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Luosto takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -8°C in December, and nighttime lows around -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Luosto

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 23 — 25:
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Lapland Safaris ©
Lapland Safaris
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla

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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.
Step out of Rovaniemi to go to Ranua and see Ranua Zoo, which is approximately 1h 5 min away. The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, examine the collection at Christmas House Santa, see Santa Claus Office, and get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip planner.

You can drive from Luosto to Rovaniemi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are -6°C, while nighttime lows are -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums · Parks · Theme Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 25 — 29:
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Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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