15 days in Lapland Itinerary

15 days in Lapland Itinerary

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15 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
3
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Pelkosenniemi
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Tel Aviv

4
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Bring the kids along to Snowman World Igloo Hotel and Pilke Science Centre. Get in touch with nature at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy and Ski Resort Ritavalkea. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Christmas House Santa, find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, make a trip to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas, and admire the masterpieces at Korundi House of Culture.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary maker app .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Rovaniemi is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Tel Aviv in December, expect Rovaniemi to be much colder, temps between -6°C and -13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Ski Resort Ritavalkea
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Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy
Snowman World Igloo Hotel ©
Snowman World Igloo Hotel
Pilke Science Centre ©
Pilke Science Centre

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.
Attractions like Kid's Land and Levi Huskypark make great kid-friendly stops. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Yllas Ski Resort and Giewont Husky Adventures. On the 14th (Fri), ski the day away in the pristine settings at Levi Ski Resort.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Levi holiday builder website .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Levi, expect temperatures between -6°C during the day and -15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Giewont Husky Adventures, Yllas Ski Resort, Levi Huskypark
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Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Levi Huskypark ©
Levi Huskypark
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Angry Birds Activity Park and Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel. Get out of town with these interesting Saariselka side-trips: Inari (The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos & Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church). On the 17th (Mon), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Saariselka trip itinerary maker tool .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Levi to Saariselka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to -7°C, and evening lows to -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Inari
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Angry Birds Activity Park ©
Angry Birds Activity Park
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): brush up on your military savvy at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction and then stroll through Salla Ski Resort.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Salla attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Salla takes 4 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Salla can reach -7°C, while at night they dip to -16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Pelkosenniemi.

Things to do in Salla

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction ©

2
nights
Pelkosenniemi

Pelkosenniemi ©
Pelkosenniemi is a municipality of Finland.Pelkosenniemi is located in the province of Lapland. Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Pelkosenniemi planning website .

You can drive from Salla to Pelkosenniemi in 1.5 hours. In December in Pelkosenniemi, expect temperatures between -8°C during the day and -17°C at night. You will leave for home on the 21st (Fri).

Things to do in Pelkosenniemi

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park

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