7 days in Lapland Itinerary

7 days in Lapland Itinerary

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7 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Birmingham
train + Fly:  7​h 45​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Saariselka
— 1 night
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  3​h
3
Levi
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Birmingham

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then make a trip to Santa Claus Office, and finally get engrossed in the history at Arktikum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, then get in on the family fun at SantaPark, and then make a trip to Lordi's Square.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi holiday app .

Birmingham, UK to Rovaniemi is an approximately 8-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Birmingham to Rovaniemi, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Birmingham in January, expect Rovaniemi to be cooler, temps between -10°C and -17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can go by car to Saariselka.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Wildlife Tours
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

1
night
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
On the 19th (Sat), hit the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Saariselka trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Saariselka in 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 19th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

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

3
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.
Get outdoors at Levi Ski Resort and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Step out of Levi with an excursion to Snow Village in Kittila--about 46 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, relax in the rural setting at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and have some family-friendly fun at Kid's Land.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Levi route planning website .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Saariselka to Levi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to -11°C, and evening lows to -21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

Snow Village
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi
Snow Village ©
Snow Village

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