5 days in Lapland Itinerary

5 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Drive to Kittilä Airport, Fly to Vienna



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Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for museums, wildlife, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, hit the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and see Santa Claus Office.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Rovaniemi road trip website.

Vienna, Austria to Rovaniemi is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Vienna to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Vienna in January, with highs in Rovaniemi at -10°C and lows at -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Winter Sports
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Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour and then join the crowd at Icekarting Levi. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Levi travel route tool.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in January, plan for slightly colder nights in Levi, with lows around -21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

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Lapland travel guide

Landmarks · Nightlife · Safaris
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.