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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): see Santa Claus Office, then 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 look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, then revel in the low prices at Marttiini Store Old Factory, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip maker tool.

Helsinki to Rovaniemi is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Helsinki in January, with highs in Rovaniemi at -10°C and lows at -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough 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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Levi Ski Resort and Kids' Land. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Levi: Lapland Hotels SnowVillage (in Kittila) and Safaris (in Akaslompolo). There's still lots to do: bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, take in the exciting artwork at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Levi trip itinerary planning app.

Drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Rovaniemi in January since evenings lows in Levi dip to -21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (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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Safaris
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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 15th (Fri), get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, 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 16th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort and then pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Saariselka trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Levi to Saariselka takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Saariselka are -11°C, while nighttime lows are -20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks · Museums

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