7 days in Lapland Itinerary

7 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 1 night
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Levi
— 3 nights
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Saariselka
— 2 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 27th (Sun), see Santa Claus Office, find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, and then find something for the whole family at Moomin Snowcastle. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Lordi's Square, then take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then don't miss a visit to Marttiini Store Old Factory, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

Make your Rovaniemi itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Helsinki to Rovaniemi is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. In December, Rovaniemi is a bit cooler than Helsinki - with highs of -6°C and lows of -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
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Safaris
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Levi

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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Levi: Lapland Hotels SnowVillage (in Kittila) and Safaris (in Akaslompolo). Spend the 29th (Tue) on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. There's much more to do: join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort, have fun at Kids' Land, and look for gifts at Elan Ski Shop & Rental.

For photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Levi vacation planner.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Levi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to -6°C, and evening lows to -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Tours

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Levi Ski Resort
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Icekarting Levi
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Saariselka

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Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
On the 1st (Fri), take a memorable tour with Tours, then look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop, and then examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat): fly down the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort and then pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Saariselka trip planner.

Getting from Levi to Saariselka by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Saariselka can reach -7°C, while at night they dip to -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks · Museums

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