17 days in Lapland Itinerary

17 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

2
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.
Family-friendly places like Levi Ski Resort and LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery will thrill your kids. Step out of Levi to go to Kittila and see Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, which is approximately 46 minutes away. There's lots more to do: stroll through Kids' Land, bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, get engrossed in the history at Samiland, and make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Levi journey app.

Durban, South Africa to Levi is an approximately 27-hour combination of flight and car. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Durban in December, with highs in Levi at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Kittila
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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.
Bring the kids along to Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort and Angry Birds Activity Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Saariselka: Inari (Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church & Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Saariselka trip planning tool.

Fly from Levi to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. December in Saariselka sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Saariselka

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Angry Birds Activity Park ©
Angry Birds Activity Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Luosto: Joutsijarven Bunkkerit (in Kemijarvi) and Sodankyla (Church of Sodankyla & Museum - Gallery Alariesto). Spend the 24th (Tue) exploring nature at Pyha-Luosto National Park. The adventure continues: discover the riches below the earth's surface at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Luosto trip planner.

Drive from Saariselka to Luosto in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Luosto are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Luosto

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Sodankyla, Pyha-Luosto National Park, Joutsijarven Bunkkerit
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kids will enjoy SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus and Santa Claus Village. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, see the interesting displays at Christmas House Santa, make a trip to Lordi's Square, and see Santa Claus Office.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi route builder tool.

Traveling by car from Luosto to Rovaniemi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Kemi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Theme Parks Fun & Games
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Safaris
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kemi Church, stop by Sampo Icebreaker, thenget engrossed in the history at The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tornio Church.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Kemi online journey maker.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Kemi in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kemi

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tornio
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The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley ©
The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley
Sampo Icebreaker ©
Sampo Icebreaker
Kemi Church ©
Kemi Church

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