19 days in Lapland Itinerary

19 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Fly
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Rovaniemi
— 6 nights
Drive
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Kemi
— 2 nights
Drive
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Saariselka
— 2 nights
Fly
4
Levi
— 6 nights
Drive to Kittilä Airport, Fly to Sydney Kingsford Smith International 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.
Family-friendly places like SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus and Santa Claus Village will thrill your kids. Get out of town with these interesting Rovaniemi side-trips: Church of Sodankyla (in Sodankyla), Ranua Zoo (in Ranua) and Amethyst Mine Lapland (in Luosto). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, examine the collection at Christmas House Santa, don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, and stroll through Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy.

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Sydney, Australia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 27-hour flight. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Sydney to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Sydney in December: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around -6°C and lows are around -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Kemi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Museums · Theme Parks · Fun & Games

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Ranua Zoo ©
Must see
Ranua Zoo
4.3

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Kemi

Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. On the 21st (Mon), admire the masterpieces at Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery) and then explore the historical opulence of SnowCastle of Kemi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tornio Church, take an in-depth tour of The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley, and then get in on the family fun at Duudsonit Activity Park - TornioHaparanda.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Kemi itinerary tool.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Kemi in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to -3°C, and evening lows to -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Kemi

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Theme Parks

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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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, and then find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Thu): examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum, then see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Saariselka planner.

You can drive from Kemi to Saariselka in 5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Kemi in December, expect Saariselka to be a bit cooler, temps between -7°C and -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

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6
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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.
Bring the kids along to Levi Ski Resort and Kids' Land. Change things up with these side-trips from Levi: Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park (in Muonio) and Lapland Hotels SnowVillage (in Kittila). There's much more to do: bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, stroll through Yllas Ski Resort, look for gifts at Elan Ski Shop & Rental, and make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Levi holiday builder app.

Getting from Saariselka to Levi by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to -6°C, and evening lows to -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Adventure

Side Trips

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Levi Ski Resort ©
Must see
Levi Ski Resort
4.4
Icekarting Levi ©
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Icekarting Levi
4.8

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