4 days in Lapland Itinerary

4 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Madrid
Fly:  11 h
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
2
Yllasjarvi
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  10 h 30 min
End: Madrid

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Office, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi holiday planner.

Madrid, Spain to Rovaniemi is an approximately 10- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Madrid to Rovaniemi. Traveling from Madrid in January, things will get cooler in Rovaniemi: highs are around -10°C and lows about -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Yllasjarvi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Safaris
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

2
nights
Yllasjarvi

Yllasjarvi ©
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): take in the exciting artwork at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery and then grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sat): look for gifts at Elan Ski Shop & Rental.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Yllasjarvi trip planning site.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Yllasjarvi in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Rovaniemi in January, plan for a bit cooler nights in Yllasjarvi, with lows around -22°C. On the 4th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yllasjarvi

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Levi
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

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