5 days in Lapland Itinerary

5 days in Lapland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lapland trip itinerary planner

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Train to Helsinki, Fly to Levi
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Levi
— 2 nights
Drive
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Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly

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Levi

— 2 nights
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 Seven Fells Up (in Akaslompolo) and Lapland Hotels SnowVillage (in Kittila). Spend the 19th (Wed) on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. There's more to do: bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Levi day trip site.

Turku to Levi is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from Turku in January, things will get a bit cooler in Levi: highs are around -11°C and lows about -21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Tours · Winter Sports · Adventure

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 17 — 19:

Rovaniemi

— 2 nights

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas and then don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, see Santa Claus Office, and then make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip planner.

You can drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Levi in January since evenings lows in Rovaniemi dip to -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Museums
Find places to stay Jan 19 — 21:

Lapland travel guide

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Landmarks · Safaris · Nightlife
The wild expanses of Lapland promise spectacular scenery, adventure, and rich cultural experiences. As the country's northernmost region, it sits well above the Arctic Circle. Despite also being the largest region, in Lapland just 3.4 percent of the Finnish population calls this great stretch of land home, leaving plenty of room for pristine lakes, dense forest, and seven unspoiled national parks. An abundance of well-marked trails await hikers of all levels, while more remote and rugged adventures beckon experienced explorers. Music is of particular importance in these parts, so try to catch a concert or dance performance during your stay.