15 days in Lapland Itinerary

15 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Levi
— 4 nights
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Saariselka
— 2 nights
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Pyhatunturi
— 1 night
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Salla
— 2 nights
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Rovaniemi
— 5 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.
Visiting Levi Ski Resort and Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park will get you outdoors. Change things up with a short trip to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage in Kittila (about 46 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: hit the slopes at Kids' Land, take a stroll through Ounasjoki - River for activities, get engrossed in the history at Samiland, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Yllas Ski Resort.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Levi trip maker.

London, UK to Levi is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 2 hours. Traveling from London in December, things will get colder in Levi: highs are around -6°C and lows about -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Tours

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Levi Ski Resort
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Ski Area
Yllas Ski Resort
4.1

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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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): hit the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sat): explore the venue of The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, then see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Saariselka online itinerary builder.

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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trip

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Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park and then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Pyhatunturi trip builder tool.

You can drive from Saariselka to Pyhatunturi in 2.5 hours. December in Pyhatunturi sees daily highs of -8°C and lows of -17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Salla.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Paikanselan Taistelualue, then take an in-depth tour of Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction, and then hit the slopes at Salla Ski Resort. On the next day, take in the history at Joutsijarven Bunkkerit and then glide through natural beauty at Ski Resort Suomutunturi.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Salla trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Pyhatunturi to Salla in 2 hours. In December, daytime highs in Salla are -7°C, while nighttime lows are -16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Salla

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Ski Area
Salla Ski Resort
4.4
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Historic Site
Paikanselan Taistelualue
4.0

5
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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.
Visiting Safaris and Syvasenvaara Fell will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rovaniemi: Tornio (Tornio Golf & The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley) and Kotielainpuisto Arkadia (in Simo). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, get curious at Pilke Science Centre, and examine the collection at Christmas House Santa.

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Traveling by car from Salla to Rovaniemi takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around -6°C in December, and nighttime lows around -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife · Museums · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

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Safaris
4.4

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