15 days in Lapland Itinerary

15 days in Lapland Itinerary

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15 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Berlin
Fly + Drive:  9​h 15​min
1
Kemijarvi
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Saariselka
— 3 nights
3
Levi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Berlin

3
nights
Kemijarvi

Kemijarvi ©
Kemijärvi is a municipality of Finland. Explore Kemijarvi's surroundings by going to Posio (Korouoma Canyon & Riisitunturi National Park) and Salla (Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction, Salla Ski Resort, & more). Next up on the itinerary: take in the history at Joutsijarven Bunkkerit.

To see traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Kemijarvi tour itinerary website .

Berlin, Germany to Kemijarvi is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In December, daytime highs in Kemijarvi are -7°C, while nighttime lows are -16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Kemijarvi

Parks Nature Winter Sports

Side Trips

Salla, Posio
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort
Riisitunturi National Park ©
Riisitunturi National Park

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Venture out of the city with trips to Inari (Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church, Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, & more).

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Saariselka trip planner .

Getting from Kemijarvi to Saariselka by car takes about 3.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to -7°C, and evening lows to -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Inari
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Saariselka Bowling ©
Saariselka Bowling
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©

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.
Step out of Levi to go to Muonio and see Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, which is approximately 58 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: get interesting insight from Levi Ski Resort, get your game on at Kids' Land, look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

To see reviews and tourist information, refer to the Levi attractions website .

Fly from Saariselka to Levi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Levi can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Yllas Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

5
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Go for a jaunt from Rovaniemi to Pyhatunturi to see Pyha-Luosto National Park about 1h 40 min away. There's much more to do: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and hit the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to -6°C, and evening lows to -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Tours Nature

Side Trip

Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Safaris
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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