21 days in Lapland Itinerary

21 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Levi
— 3 nights
2
Saariselka
— 3 nights
3
Rovaniemi
— 11 nights

3
nights
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 some cultural insight at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery and Samiland. Bring the kids along to Levi Ski Resort and Lapland Hotels SnowVillage. When in Levi, make a side trip to see Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park in Muonio, approximately Muonio away. There's lots more to do: hit the slopes at Kids' Land, bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, and stroll through Yllas Ski Resort.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Levi trip itinerary planning website.

Sydney, Australia to Levi is an approximately 29-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Sydney to Levi due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in December, expect Levi to be much colder, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Yllas Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort and Urho Kekkonen National Park. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church. Go for a jaunt from Saariselka to Inari to see Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center about 56 minutes away.

For reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Saariselka online driving holiday planner.

Fly from Levi to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. December in Saariselka sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Inari
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center

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nights
Rovaniemi

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 Rovaniemi Church. Attractions like Santa Claus Village and SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus make great kid-friendly stops. When in Rovaniemi, make a side trip to see Maupertuis Memorial in Pello, approximately Pello away. The adventure continues: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, don't miss a visit to Marttiini Store Old Factory, and engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre.

For reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi tour planner.

You can drive from Saariselka to Rovaniemi in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In January in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. You will leave for home on the 13th (Mon).

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Maupertuis Memorial
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©

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