6 days in Lapland Itinerary

6 days in Lapland Itinerary

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6 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Durham
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  18​h
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Saariselka
— 1 night
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  3​h
3
Levi
— 2 nights
Fly:  20​h 30​min
End: Durham

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): stop by Your Piece Of Finland, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Lordi's Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get in on the family fun at SantaPark, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi tour itinerary planner .

Durham, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Durham to Rovaniemi. Traveling from Durham in December, things will get colder in Rovaniemi: highs are around 22°F and lows about 11°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Tours, #Museums
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
SantaPark ©
SantaPark

1
night
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
On the 26th (Wed), fly down the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Saariselka journey planner.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Saariselka by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in December, plan for a bit cooler nights in Saariselka, with lows around 6°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

#Winter Sports, #Outdoors, #Parks
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Levi itinerary planning app .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Saariselka to Levi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Levi are 22°F, while nighttime lows are 8°F. You will leave for home on the 28th (Fri).

Things to do in Levi

#Winter Sports, #Tours, #Outdoors
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

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