17 days in Lapland Itinerary

17 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Fly to Kittilä Airport, Drive to Levi
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Levi
— 3 nights
Bus
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Enontekio
— 1 night
Bus
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Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
Drive
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Saariselka
— 4 nights
Drive
5
Yllasjarvi
— 3 nights
Drive to Kittilä Airport, Fly to Orlando International Airport

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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 Inghams Mini Husky Experience 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 · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 20 — 24:
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Must see
Levi Ski Resort
4.4
Icekarting Levi ©
Auto Race Track
Icekarting Levi
4.8

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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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Jyppyra lookout ©
Landmark
Jyppyra lookout
4.3

4
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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 Arktikum will thrill your kids. Take a break from Rovaniemi with a short trip to Ranua Zoo in Ranua, about 1 hour away. There's still lots to do: get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, see Santa Claus Office, and stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi road trip planning tool.

Traveling by bus from Enontekio to Rovaniemi takes 6 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Rovaniemi when traveling from Enontekio in December, with lows around 11°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Museums · Theme Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Ranua Zoo ©
Must see
Ranua Zoo
4.3

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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 · Parks · Winter Sports · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 29 — Jan 2:
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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

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 1 — 5:
Highlights from your trip
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Ski Area
Yllas Ski Resort
4.1
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Safari
Safaris
4.8

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