16 days in Kemi, Rovaniemi & Levi Itinerary

16 days in Kemi, Rovaniemi & Levi Itinerary

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Fly to Kemi-Tornio Airport, Drive to Kemi
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Kemi
— 2 nights
Drive
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Rovaniemi
— 7 nights
Drive
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Levi
— 5 nights
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Kemi

— 2 nights
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. Here are some ideas for day two: visit Icebreaker Sampo.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Kemi trip planner.

Brisbane, Australia to Kemi is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is minus 8 hours. Traveling from Brisbane in December, expect Kemi to be colder, temps between -3°C and -11°C. You'll set off for Rovaniemi on the 19th (Wed).
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Rovaniemi

— 7 nights

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Get outdoors at Safaris and Auttikongas. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at German Soldier s Cemetery and Hiidenkirnut. When in Rovaniemi, make a side trip to see Ranua Zoo in Ranua, approximately Ranua away. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Arctic Lifestyle, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, have some family-friendly fun at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, and buy something for everyone on your list at Arctic Circle Mall.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip planner.

You can drive from Kemi to Rovaniemi in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -6°C in December, and nighttime lows around -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

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Levi

— 5 nights
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 the city life by going to Levi Ski Resort and Kids' Land. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Lemmenjoki National Park and Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Levi: Lapland Hotels SnowVillage (in Kittila) and Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park (in Muonio). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, view the masterpieces at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, and get in on the family fun at Levi Huskypark.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Levi road trip website.

Drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 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. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Mon) to allow time for the flight back home.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature

Side Trips

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