17 days in Lapland Itinerary

17 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 5 nights
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Kemi
— 2 nights
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Saariselka
— 4 nights
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Levi
— 5 nights

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Venture out of the city with trips to Ski Resort Ritavalkea (in Pello) and Ranua Zoo (in Ranua). Next up on the itinerary: find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, and see the interesting displays at Christmas House Santa.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi online trip builder.

London, UK to Rovaniemi is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. In December, Rovaniemi is colder than London - with highs of -6°C and lows of -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to drive to Kemi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Winter Sports

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Ranua Zoo
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Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. On the 16th (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tornio Church, then see what you can catch with Nordic Safaris, and then get in on the excitement at Duudsonit Activity Park - TornioHaparanda. On the next day, explore the historical opulence of SnowCastle of Kemi and then admire the striking features of Kemi Church.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Kemi online vacation planner.

Drive from Rovaniemi to Kemi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. December in Kemi sees daily highs of -3°C and lows of -11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Saariselka.

Things to do in Kemi

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Theme Parks

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Fishing Charter / Tour
Nordic Safaris
5.0

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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Saariselka: Inari (Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, Inari Reindeer Farm, &more). And it doesn't end there: gear up at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort, see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum, surround yourself with nature on Kamisak Husky and Horse Expeditions - Day Tours, and get a taste of life in the country at Saariselka Reindeer Farm.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Saariselka visit planner.

Traveling by car from Kemi to Saariselka takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Kemi in December, things will get slightly colder in Saariselka: highs are around -7°C and lows about -17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Museums

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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Levi: Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park (in Muonio) and Lapland Hotels SnowVillage (in Kittila). Spend the 22nd (Tue) on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. The adventure continues: join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, relax in the rural setting at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, take in the exciting artwork at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Levi online trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Saariselka to Levi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -6°C in December, and nighttime lows around -15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Tours

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Levi Ski Resort
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Icekarting Levi
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