16 days in Lapland Itinerary

16 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
2
Luosto
— 3 nights
3
Saariselka
— 3 nights
4
Levi
— 3 nights
5
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Arktikum and Pilke Science Centre. There's lots more to do: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, have some family-friendly fun at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, and pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip itinerary maker site.

Mumbai, India to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 3.5 hours. Traveling from Mumbai in December, expect Rovaniemi to be much colder, temps between °C and °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Luosto.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Fun & Games Theme Parks
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

3
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.
Visiting Pyha-Luosto National Park and Ski Resort Suomutunturi will get you outdoors. Church of Sodankyla and Museum - Gallery Alariesto are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: discover the riches below the earth's surface at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Luosto trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Luosto takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in December, plan for slightly colder nights in Luosto, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Luosto

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Sodankyla, Ski Resort Suomutunturi, Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla
Ski Resort Suomutunturi
Ski Resort Suomutunturi

3
nights
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.
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center and Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get in touch with nature at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort and Lemmenjoki National Park.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Saariselka trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Luosto to Saariselka in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Saariselka can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Inari, Lemmenjoki National Park
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park

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.
Visiting Levi Ski Resort and Kids' Land will get you outdoors. Get a sense of the local culture at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery and Samiland. When in Levi, make a side trip to see Lapland Hotels SnowVillage in Kittila, approximately Kittila away. The adventure continues: join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, and identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Levi holiday builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Saariselka to Levi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Kittila
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery
Samiland ©
Samiland

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop, thentake a memorable tour with Tours, and then hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Akaslompolo route builder website.

Drive from Levi to Akaslompolo in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January in Akaslompolo, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trips

Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins, Yllas Ski Resort
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Safaris
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

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