8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
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Saariselka
— 1 night
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Levi
— 3 nights

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Go for a jaunt from Rovaniemi to Ranua to see Ranua Zoo about 1h 5 min away. There's still lots to do: get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, hit the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, and see the interesting displays at Christmas House Santa.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi visit website.

Brussels, Belgium to Rovaniemi is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Brussels in December, with highs in Rovaniemi at -6°C and lows at -13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Saariselka.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Museums · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Ranua Zoo
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Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): hit the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort and then look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Saariselka trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Saariselka takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in December, Saariselka is slightly colder at night with lows of -17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough 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

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Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Take a break from Levi with a short trip to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage in Kittila, about 46 minutes away. Spend the 24th (Thu) on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. There's lots more to do: join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, look for gifts at Elan Ski Shop & Rental, stop by Inghams Mini Husky Experience, and view the masterpieces at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Levi trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Saariselka to Levi by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Levi can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Kittila
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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