7 days in Lapland Itinerary

7 days in Lapland Itinerary

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7 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
Fly + bus:  4​h 15​min
1
Levi
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
2
Kemi
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
3
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: London


1
night
Levi

Levi ©
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 31st (Mon): ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Levi trip itinerary maker website .

Helsinki to Levi is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Helsinki in December, with highs in Levi at 22°F and lows at 8°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Kemi.

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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

2
nights
Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): admire the striking features of Kemi Church and then admire the masterpieces at Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Tornio Church and then get in on the family fun at Duudsonit Activity Park - TornioHaparanda.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Kemi attractions planning tool .

Traveling by car from Levi to Kemi takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Levi in January since evenings lows in Kemi dip to 7°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can catch the train to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kemi

Fun & Games Theme Parks Museums

Side Trip

Tornio
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Sampo Icebreaker ©
Sampo Icebreaker
Kemi Church ©
Kemi Church

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 3rd (Thu), don't miss a visit to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, then make a trip to Lordi's Square, and finally stop by Your Piece Of Finland.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip tool .

Getting from Kemi to Rovaniemi by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. In January in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between 16°F during the day and 6°F at night. On the 5th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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