17 days in Lapland Itinerary

17 days in Lapland Itinerary

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17 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Agadir
Fly:  11​h 45​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h
3
Saariselka
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Luosto
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  15​h
End: Agadir

6
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
When in Rovaniemi, make a side trip to see Pyha-Luosto National Park in Pyhatunturi, approximately 1h 35 min away. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, and take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi holiday planning app .

Agadir, Morocco to Rovaniemi is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Agadir to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. In December, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

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

4
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Levi: Snow Village (in Kittila) and Muonio (Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins & Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park). There's lots more to do: grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort, get a taste of the local shopping with LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and get interesting insight from Tours.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Levi travel app .

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Levi, with lows of -21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Muonio, Kittila, Yllas Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage

4
nights
Saariselka

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

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Saariselka vacation planning app .

You can fly from Levi to Saariselka in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. January in Saariselka sees daily highs of -11°C and lows of -20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park, then do some two-wheel cruising with Luosto Adventures, then go deep underground at Amethyst Mine Lapland, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museum - Gallery Alariesto.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Luosto trip planner .

You can drive from Saariselka to Luosto in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to -13°C, and evening lows to -22°C. You'll set off for home on the 11th (Sat).

Things to do in Luosto

Parks Wildlife Trails

Side Trip

Museum - Gallery Alariesto
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

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