6 days in Lapland Itinerary

6 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 1 night
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Saariselka
— 1 night
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Levi
— 3 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.
On the 14th (Thu), see Santa Claus Office and then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village. On the 15th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and finally make a trip to Lordi's Square.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi journey maker.

Zurich, Switzerland to Rovaniemi is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Zurich in January, things will get colder in Rovaniemi: highs are around -10°C and lows about -17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can go by car to Saariselka.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Museums
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop, take a memorable tour with Tours, then get in on the family fun at Angry Birds Activity Park, and finally get a taste of life in the country at Saariselka Reindeer Farm.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Saariselka trip planner.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Saariselka takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Rovaniemi in January since evenings lows in Saariselka dip to -20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Tours · Theme Parks · Wildlife
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Angry Birds Activity Park ©
Angry Birds Activity Park
Saariselka Reindeer Farm ©
Saariselka Reindeer Farm

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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.
Change things up with a short trip to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage in Kittila (about 46 minutes away). Spend the 19th (Tue) on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. There's much more to do: surround yourself with nature on Tundra Huskies Husky Safaris, stroll through Yllas Ski Resort, join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, and take in the exciting artwork at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Levi trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by flight from Saariselka to Levi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January in Levi, expect temperatures between -11°C during the day and -21°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Tours

Side Trips

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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage

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