33 days in Lapland Itinerary

33 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
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Levi
— 4 nights
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Akaslompolo
— 4 nights
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Kilpisjarvi
— 4 nights
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Saariselka
— 3 nights
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Posio
— 4 nights
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Pyhatunturi
— 8 nights

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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Arktikum and Pilke Science Centre. Take a break from the city and head to Safaris and Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy. There's still lots to do: find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, see where the action happens at Lappi Areena, see Santa Claus Office, and look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi day trip planning tool.

Manila, Philippines to Rovaniemi is an approximately 21-hour flight. Traveling from Manila to Rovaniemi, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Manila in November: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around -2°C and lows are around -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Theme Parks · Winter Sports · Parks
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Must see
Safaris
4.4
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Arktikum
4.1

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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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Samiland and LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery. Take a break from the city and head to Levi Ski Resort and Kids' Land. Change things up with a short trip to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage in Kittila (about 46 minutes away). There's much more to do: bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, stop by Elan Ski Shop & Rental, and stop by Inghams Mini Husky Experience.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Levi tour itinerary builder site.

Drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in November, plan for a bit cooler nights in Levi, with lows around -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Adventure

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Must see
Levi Ski Resort
4.4
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Elan Ski Shop & Rental
5.0

4
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Visiting Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park and Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Akaslompolo: Muonio (Muonion Kotiseutumuseo & Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins).

To find ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Akaslompolo attractions planning tool.

Drive from Levi to Akaslompolo in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. November in Akaslompolo sees daily highs of -3°C and lows of -11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Kilpisjarvi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 17 — 21:
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Outdoor Activity
Seven Fells Up
5.0
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Ski Area
Yllas Ski Resort
4.1

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Kilpisjarvi

Kilpisjarvi ©
Visiting Tsahkal Falls and Kukkolankoski will get you outdoors. Go for a jaunt from Kilpisjarvi to Karesuvanto to see Jarama WWII Fortification Camp about 1h 30 min away.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Kilpisjarvi travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Akaslompolo to Kilpisjarvi in 3.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. In November, Kilpisjarvi is a bit warmer than Akaslompolo - with highs of 1°C and lows of -4°C. You will leave for Saariselka on the 25th (Sun).

Things to do in Kilpisjarvi

Nature · Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Landmark
Saana
4.8

3
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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center and Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel. Visiting Urho Kekkonen National Park and Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort will get you outdoors. Spend the 28th (Wed) exploring nature at Lemmenjoki National Park. And it doesn't end there: hike along Ruijanpolku Trail, look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop, and examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum.

To see photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Saariselka day trip website.

Getting from Kilpisjarvi to Saariselka by car takes about 6.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Kilpisjarvi in November; daily highs in Saariselka reach -3°C and lows reach -10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Posio.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 25 — 29:
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Posio

Posio ©
Posio is a municipality of Finland. Visiting Riisitunturi National Park and Ski Resort Suomutunturi will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Posio side-trips: Syote (Syote National Park & Syote Ski & Nature Resort).

For more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Posio road trip planning site.

Drive from Saariselka to Posio in 4.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Posio are -1°C, while nighttime lows are -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Posio

Parks · Nature · Winter Sports · Outdoors

Side Trips

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National Park
Syote National Park
4.6
Cross-country Ski Area
Ski Resort Suomutunturi
1.0

8
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Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Escape the urban bustle at Pyha-Luosto National Park and Salla Ski Resort. Church of Sodankyla and Museum - Gallery Alariesto are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Pyhatunturi's surroundings by going to Joutsijarven Bunkkerit (in Kemijarvi) and Salla (Paikanselan Taistelualue & Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction).

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Pyhatunturi tour itinerary builder app.

Getting from Posio to Pyhatunturi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around -8°C in December, and nighttime lows around -17°C. On the 11th (Tue), you're off to home.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks · Nature · Winter Sports · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 3 — 11:
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Ski Area
Salla Ski Resort
4.4

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