25 days in Lapland Itinerary

25 days in Lapland Itinerary

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25 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Grenoble
Fly + Drive:  17​h 30​min
1
Kemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Salla
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Saariselka
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h
4
Levi
— 5 nights
bus:  2​h 45​min
5
Enontekio
— 3 nights
bus:  5​h
6
Rovaniemi
— 6 nights
Fly + bus:  15​h
End: Grenoble

2
nights
Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. Kemi is known for historic sites, museums, wildlife, nightlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley, identify plant and animal life at Kotielainpuisto Arkadia, admire the landmark architecture of Kemi Church, and take in panoramic vistas at Tornion vesitorni.

For maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Kemi attractions planner .

Grenoble, France to Kemi is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Grenoble to Kemi is 1 hour. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Grenoble in December: high temperatures in Kemi hover around -3°C and lows are around -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Kemi

Theme Parks Fun & Games Museums

Side Trips

Tornio, Kotielainpuisto Arkadia
Find places to stay Dec 22 — 25:
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The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley ©
Kotielainpuisto Arkadia ©
Kotielainpuisto Arkadia

3
nights
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Change things up with these side-trips from Salla: Pyha-Luosto National Park (in Pyhatunturi), Amethyst Mine Lapland (in Luosto) and Joutsijarven Bunkkerit (in Kemijarvi). And it doesn't end there: fly down the slopes at Salla Ski Resort, contemplate the long history of Paikanselan Taistelualue, and learn about all things military at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Salla sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Kemi to Salla in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Kemi in December, things will get little chillier in Salla: highs are around -7°C and lows about -16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Salla

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Joutsijarven Bunkkerit, Pyha-Luosto National Park, Amethyst Mine Lapland
Find places to stay Dec 25 — 28:
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland
Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park

4
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Change things up with these side-trips from Saariselka: Inari (Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church, Angeli Reindeer Farm, & more).

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Saariselka online day trip planner .

You can drive from Salla to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Saariselka can reach -7°C, while at night they dip to -17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
Find places to stay Dec 28 — Jan 1:
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park

5
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Muonio (Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins & Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park) and Snow Village (in Kittila). Next up on the itinerary: get interesting insight from Levi Ski Resort, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, and gain insight at Kids' Land.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Levi planner .

Fly from Saariselka to Levi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to -11°C, and evening lows to -21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to take a bus to Enontekio.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Muonio, Kittila, Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, Yllas Ski Resort
Find places to stay Jan 1 — 6:
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Snow Village ©
Snow Village
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

3
nights
Enontekio

Enontekio ©
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Enontekio: Kilpisjarvi (Tsahkal Falls & Saana) and Jarama WWII Fortification Camp (in Karesuvanto).

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Enontekio online driving holiday planner .

Traveling by bus from Levi to Enontekio takes 3 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Enontekio can reach -13°C, while at night they dip to -22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to take a bus to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Enontekio

Historic Sites Nature Trails

Side Trips

Kilpisjarvi, Jarama WWII Fortification Camp
Find places to stay Jan 6 — 9:
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Enontekio Church ©
Enontekio Church
Saana ©
Saana
Jyppyra lookout ©
Jyppyra lookout

6
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for wildlife, museums, fun & games, nightlife, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, see Santa Claus Office, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip maker .

Getting from Enontekio to Rovaniemi by bus takes about 5 hours. Traveling from Enontekio in January, expect a bit warmer with lows of -17°C in Rovaniemi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Parks Museums
Find places to stay Jan 9 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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