17 days in Lapland Itinerary

17 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Levi
— 3 nights
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Enontekio
— 1 night
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Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
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Saariselka
— 4 nights
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Yllasjarvi
— 3 nights

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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.
Attractions like Levi Ski Resort and Elan Ski Shop & Rental make great kid-friendly stops. Step out of Levi with an excursion to Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park in Muonio--about 58 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: fly down the slopes at Kids' Land, bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, find something for the whole family at Levi Huskypark, and make a trip to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Levi trip site.

Orlando, USA to Levi is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Orlando to Levi. Traveling from Orlando in December, things will get colder in Levi: highs are around 22°F and lows about 8°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to take a bus to Enontekio.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Tours

Side Trips

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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

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Enontekio

Enontekio ©
On the 25th (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Enontekio Church and then don't miss a visit to Jyppyra lookout.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Enontekio day trip planner.

Traveling by bus from Levi to Enontekio takes 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°F in December, and nighttime lows around 5°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a bus to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Enontekio

Historic Sites
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Enontekio Church ©
Enontekio Church
Jyppyra lookout ©
Jyppyra lookout

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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.
Family-friendly places like Santa Claus Village and SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus will thrill your kids. Take a break from Rovaniemi with a short trip to Ranua Zoo in Ranua, about 1h 5 min away. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Santa Claus Office, hit the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, and take an in-depth tour of Arktikum.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip maker tool.

You can take a bus from Enontekio to Rovaniemi in 6 hours. Traveling from Enontekio in December, expect a bit warmer with lows of 11°F in Rovaniemi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Museums · Theme Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Saariselka: Inari (Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus & Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center). There's lots more to do: find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park, stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop, pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, and wander the wide-open spaces of Saariselka Reindeer Farm.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Saariselka travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Saariselka takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Rovaniemi in December since evenings lows in Saariselka dip to 6°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Yllasjarvi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

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

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Yllasjarvi

Family-friendly places like Lapland Hotels SnowVillage and Yllas Ski Resort will thrill your kids. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Yllasjarvi: Muonio (Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins & Pakasaivo).

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Yllasjarvi trip planner.

You can drive from Saariselka to Yllasjarvi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In January, daytime highs in Yllasjarvi are 14°F, while nighttime lows are -2°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Yllasjarvi

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Winter Sports

Side Trips

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Safaris
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

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