17 days in Lapland Itinerary

17 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
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Ivalo
— 4 nights
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Levi
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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Pyha-Luosto National Park (in Pyhatunturi) and Amethyst Mine Lapland (in Luosto). There's lots more to do: get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

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Maastricht, The Netherlands to Rovaniemi is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Maastricht to Rovaniemi. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Maastricht in December: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around -6°C and lows are around -13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Ivalo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

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Safaris
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Ivalo

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Ivalo is a village in the municipality of Inari, Lapland, Finland, located on the Ivalo River 20km south of Lake Inari. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ivalo: Gold Prospector Museum (in Tankavaara) and Inari (Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church, Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, &more). And it doesn't end there: fly down the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort, get in on the family fun at Angry Birds Activity Park, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Ivalo journey planner.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Ivalo by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Rovaniemi in January since evenings lows in Ivalo dip to -20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Ivalo

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Museums

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Levi

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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). There's still lots to do: fly down the slopes at Kids' Land, visit Inghams Mini Husky Experience, grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort, and get your game on at G2 ICEKARTING.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Levi trip itinerary site.

Fly from Ivalo to Levi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. In January, daily temperatures in Levi can reach -11°C, while at night they dip to -21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature

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Levi Ski Resort
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Icekarting Levi
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