20 days in Lapland Itinerary

20 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Levi
— 5 nights
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Saariselka
— 3 nights
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Pyhatunturi
— 1 night
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Rovaniemi
— 8 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.
Get in touch with nature at Levi Ski Resort and Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm. Get a sense of the local culture at Samiland and Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins. Venture out of the city with trips to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage (in Kittila), Sarestoniemi Museum (in Kaukonen) and Jemes Sport (in Yllasjarvi). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Sodankyla, experience rural life at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort, and get in on the family fun at Levi Huskypark.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Levi trip itinerary maker site.

Sydney, Australia to Levi is an approximately 29-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 8 hours. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Sydney in December; daily highs in Levi reach -6°C and lows reach -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 10 — 15:
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Sarestoniemi Museum ©
Sarestoniemi Museum
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla

3
nights
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church. Step off the beaten path and head to Gold Prospector Museum and The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos. Go for a jaunt from Saariselka to Inari to see Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center about 1 hour away. The adventure continues: stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Saariselka online trip maker.

You can fly from Levi to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. December in Saariselka sees daily highs of -7°C and lows of -17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 15 — 18:
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Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center

1
night
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To see ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Pyhatunturi trip maker site.

Getting from Saariselka to Pyhatunturi by car takes about 2.5 hours. In December in Pyhatunturi, expect temperatures between -8°C during the day and -17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Dec 18 — 19:
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park

8
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Arktikum and Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction. Do your shopping at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier and Marttiini Store Old Factory. Get out of town with these interesting Rovaniemi side-trips: Ranua Zoo (in Ranua), Perameren Kansallispuisto (in Kemi) and The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley (in Tornio). There's much more to do: find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, get engrossed in the history at Rovaniemi Local History Museum, see Santa Claus Office, and get curious at Pilke Science Centre.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Pyhatunturi to Rovaniemi takes 2 hours. In December in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between -6°C during the day and -13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums · Parks · Nature · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 19 — 27:
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Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo
The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley ©
The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles

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