31 days in Lapland Itinerary

31 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Sydney
Fly + Drive:  35 h
1
Levi
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Rovaniemi
— 9 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Saariselka
— 8 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Inari
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  36 h
End: Sydney

6
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Levi Ski Resort and Kids' Land. Family-friendly places like Levi Huskypark and Inghams Mini Husky Experience will thrill your kids. Change things up with these side-trips from Levi: Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park (in Muonio), Lapland Hotels SnowVillage (in Kittila) and Seven Fells Up (in Akaslompolo). The adventure continues: join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, relax in the rural setting at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, look for gifts at Elan Ski Shop & Rental, and view the masterpieces at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Levi online route planner.

Sydney, Australia to Levi is an approximately 29- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Levi is minus 8 hours. In November, Levi is much colder than Sydney - with highs of -3°C and lows of -11°C. On the 27th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Kongas, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, Seven Fells Up
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up

9
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Let the collections at Arktikum and Santa's House of Snowmobiles capture your imagination. Kids will appreciate attractions like SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus and Ranua Zoo. There's much more to do: take a memorable tour with 66 Arctic Adventures, engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre, make a trip to Santa Claus Village, and see exotic creatures in open habitats at Arctic Lifestyle.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi tour itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Levi to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between -2°C during the day and -7°C at night. You'll set off for Saariselka on the 6th (Wed).

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Wildlife Museums

Side Trip

Ranua Zoo
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo
Safaris

8
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 Nature & Wildlife Tours. There's more to do: examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum and find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Saariselka day trip site.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Saariselka, with lows of -17°C. You'll set off for Inari on the 14th (Thu).

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Gold Prospector Museum
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Angry Birds Activity Park ©
Angry Birds Activity Park

4
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center and Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get in touch with nature at Lake Inari and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Spend the 15th (Fri) exploring nature at Lemmenjoki National Park. There's more to do: tour or see a show at The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Inari trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Saariselka to Inari in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Inari, expect temperatures between -7°C during the day and -17°C at night. You will leave for home on the 18th (Mon).

Things to do in Inari

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Lemmenjoki National Park
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Nature & Wildlife Tours