15 days in Lapland Itinerary

15 days in Lapland Itinerary

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15 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Edinburgh, Scotland
Fly + Drive:  10 h 15 min
1
Luosto
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h
3
Levi
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
Fly:  8 h
End: Edinburgh, Scotland

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 3rd (Tue), take in the exciting artwork at Museum - Gallery Alariesto and then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Sodankyla. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Wed): discover the riches below the earth's surface at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Luosto online driving holiday planner .

Edinburgh, UK to Luosto is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Edinburgh to Luosto due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Edinburgh in December, expect Luosto to be colder, temps between -8°C and -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Luosto

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Sodankyla
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Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Saariselka: Inari (Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, & more).

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Saariselka journey builder tool .

Traveling by car from Luosto to Saariselka takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Saariselka, expect temperatures between -7°C during the day and -17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Angry Birds Activity Park ©
Angry Birds Activity Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Kids' Land and Levi Huskypark. Venture out of the city with trips to Snow Village (in Kittila), Muonio (Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins & Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park) and Jemes Sport (in Yllasjarvi). The adventure continues: glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort, join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, and take some stellar pictures from Huippupolku, Peak Trail in Levi.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Levi trip builder website .

Traveling by flight from Saariselka to Levi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to -6°C, and evening lows to -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Kittila, Muonio, Konijanka Petting Zoo, Levi Huskypark, Jemes Sport
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Levi Huskypark ©
Levi Huskypark
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage

4
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kids will enjoy SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus and Pilke Science Centre. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, look for all kinds of wild species at Poro Farmi, look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, and see the interesting displays at Christmas House Santa.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from Levi to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -6°C in December, and nighttime lows around -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Theme Parks Parks
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Pilke Science Centre ©
Pilke Science Centre

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