8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
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Saariselka
— 2 nights
3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, see Santa Claus Office, and then make a trip to Santa Claus Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sun): get to know the resident critters at Ranua Zoo, make a trip to Lordi's Square, and then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

To see reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip itinerary maker website.

Zurich, Switzerland to Rovaniemi is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 1 hour. In December, Rovaniemi is little chillier than Zurich - with highs of -6°C and lows of -13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Saariselka.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Parks · Wildlife

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.
On the 30th (Mon), explore the venue of The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, then examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum, stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop, and then fly down the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Saariselka trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Saariselka by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Saariselka when traveling from Rovaniemi in December, with lows around -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

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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. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Levi Ski Resort, fly down the slopes at Kids' Land, don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and experience rural life at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Levi trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Saariselka to Levi by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -6°C in December, and nighttime lows around -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Kittila, Yllas Ski Resort, Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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