43 days in Lapland Itinerary

43 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Kemi
— 7 nights
2
Rovaniemi
— 8 nights
3
Pyhatunturi
— 7 nights
4
Enontekio
— 6 nights
5
Levi
— 7 nights
6
Saariselka
— 7 nights

7
nights
Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. Take a break from the city and head to Kotielainpuisto Arkadia and Perameren Kansallispuisto. When in Kemi, make a side trip to see Tornio Golf in Tornio, approximately Tornio away. Pack the 22nd (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Duudsonit Activity Park - TornioHaparanda. There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley, admire the striking features of Kemi Church, explore the world behind art at Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery), and enjoy breathtaking views from Tornion vesitorni.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Kemi trip planner.

Vaasa to Kemi is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Vaasa in December, expect Kemi to be little chillier, temps between -3°C and -11°C. You'll set off for Rovaniemi on the 27th (Fri).

Things to do in Kemi

Theme Parks · Fun & Games · Museums

Side Trips

Tornio, Kotielainpuisto Arkadia
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Duudsonit Activity Park - TornioHaparanda ©
Duudsonit Activity Park - TornioHaparanda
Kotielainpuisto Arkadia ©
Kotielainpuisto Arkadia
Tornio Golf ©
Tornio Golf

8
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Step out of the city life by going to Safaris and Napapiirin Porofarmi. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rovaniemi: Ski Resort Ritavalkea (in Pello) and Korouoma Canyon (in Posio). Next up on the itinerary: find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, cast your line with a fishing tour, make a trip to Lordi's Square, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi vacation planner.

Getting from Kemi to Rovaniemi by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -6°C in December, and nighttime lows around -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Ski Resort Ritavalkea, Korouoma Canyon
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Safaris
Fishing Charters & Tours
Korouoma Canyon ©
Korouoma Canyon

7
nights
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Take a break from the city and head to Kopara Reindeer Park and Pyha-Luosto National Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Pyhatunturi: Salla (Paikanselan Taistelualue, Salla Ski Resort, &more), Riisitunturi National Park (in Posio) and Sodankyla (Church of Sodankyla & Museum - Gallery Alariesto).

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Pyhatunturi itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Pyhatunturi takes 2 hours. Traveling from Rovaniemi in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Pyhatunturi, with lows of -22°C. On the 11th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Enontekio.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Salla, Sodankyla, Luosto, Ski Resort Suomutunturi, Joutsijarven Bunkkerit
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort
Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park

6
nights
Enontekio

Enontekio ©
Venture out of the city with trips to Kilpisjarvi (Tsahkal Falls, Saana, &more) and Jarama WWII Fortification Camp (in Karesuvanto).

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Enontekio road trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Pyhatunturi to Enontekio. In January, daily temperatures in Enontekio can reach -13°C, while at night they dip to -22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow time for the bus ride to Levi.

Things to do in Enontekio

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Kilpisjarvi, Jarama WWII Fortification Camp
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Enontekio Church ©
Enontekio Church
Saana ©
Saana
Jyppyra lookout ©
Jyppyra lookout

7
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 Yllas Ski Resort. Explore Levi's surroundings by going to Kittila (Lapland Hotels SnowVillage & Taatsin seita) and Muonio (Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins, &more). There's still lots to do: fly down the slopes at Kids' Land, relax in the rural setting at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, visit Inghams Mini Husky Experience, and join the crowd at Icekarting Levi.

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

Traveling by bus from Enontekio to Levi takes 3.5 hours. In January in Levi, expect temperatures between -11°C during the day and -21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Kittila, Muonio, Kongas, 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

7
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.
Get in touch with nature at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort and Juutua Nature Trail. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Saariselka: Inari (Lake Inari, Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, &more). Spend the 28th (Tue) exploring nature at Lemmenjoki National Park. There's much more to do: find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park, look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop, examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Saariselka trip builder app.

You can fly from Levi to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Saariselka are -11°C, while nighttime lows are -20°C. On the 31st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Inari, Lemmenjoki National Park, Gold Prospector Museum
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park

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