19 days in Lapland Itinerary

19 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Fly to Kittila, Bus to Rovaniemi
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Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Drive
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Levi
— 3 nights
Drive
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Muonio
— 2 nights
Drive
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Saariselka
— 3 nights
Drive
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Salla
— 2 nights
Drive
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Luosto
— 3 nights
Drive to Rovaniemi Airport, Fly to Paris-Orly Airport

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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.
Visiting Safaris and Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy will get you outdoors. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Santa's House of Snowmobiles and Korundi House of Culture. And it doesn't end there: Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, stop by Marttiini Store Old Factory, take an in-depth tour of Rovaniemi Local History Museum, and get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

For more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip itinerary planner.

Paris, France to Rovaniemi is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Paris to Rovaniemi. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Paris in December: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around -6°C and lows are around -13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Theme Parks
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Specialty Museum
Santa's House of Snowmobiles
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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Levi Ski Resort and Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm. Explore hidden gems such as Sarestoniemi Museum and Samiland. Go for a jaunt from Levi to Kittila to see Lapland Hotels SnowVillage about 46 minutes away. There's still lots to do: hit the slopes at Kids' Land, make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, get a taste of the local shopping with LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and join the crowd at Icekarting Levi.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Levi visit planner.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. December in Levi sees daily highs of -6°C and lows of -15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to drive to Muonio.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors · Adventure

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Levi Ski Resort ©
Must see
Levi Ski Resort
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Samiland ©
History Museum
Samiland
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Muonio

Muonio is a municipality of Finland.The town is located in far northern Finland above the Arctic Circle on the country's western border, within the area of the former Lappi province. On the 25th (Tue), contemplate the long history of Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins, stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop, and then hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Wed): examine the collection at Muonion Kotiseutumuseo, make a trip to Pyhakero, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Enontekio Church.

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Drive from Levi to Muonio in an hour. In December, daily temperatures in Muonio can reach -7°C, while at night they dip to -17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Muonio

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Ski Area
Yllas Ski Resort
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Muonion Kotiseutumuseo ©
Specialty Museum
Muonion Kotiseutumuseo
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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Gold Prospector Museum and Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church. Step off the beaten path and head to Angry Birds Activity Park and Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel. When in Saariselka, make a side trip to see Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center in Inari, approximately Inari away. categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Saariselka online visit planner.

Getting from Muonio to Saariselka by car takes about 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around -7°C in December, and nighttime lows around -17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Salla.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 26 — 29:
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Salla

Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. On the 30th (Sun), hit the slopes at Salla Ski Resort. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Paikanselan Taistelualue and then take an in-depth tour of Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Salla online trip maker.

You can drive from Saariselka to Salla in 4 hours. In December in Salla, expect temperatures between -7°C during the day and -16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Luosto.

Things to do in Salla

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors · Museums
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Ski Area
Salla Ski Resort
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Paikanselan Taistelualue ©
Historic Site
Paikanselan Taistelualue
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Luosto

Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Kopara Reindeer Park and Museum - Gallery Alariesto. Go for a jaunt from Luosto to Sodankyla to see Church of Sodankyla about 32 minutes away. Spend the 2nd (Wed) exploring nature at Pyha-Luosto National Park. It doesn't end there: go deep underground at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Luosto route builder app.

Drive from Salla to Luosto in 2 hours. December in Luosto sees daily highs of -8°C and lows of -17°C at night. On the 3rd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Luosto

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

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