8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  9​h 45​min
1
Levi
— 1 night
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  3​h
2
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​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 20th (Thu): glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Snow Village, then explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, then make a trip to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally get your game on at Kid's Land.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Levi online tour itinerary planner .

London, UK to Levi is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Time is 2 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from London in December: high temperatures in Levi hover around -6°C and lows are around -15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Adventure Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Change things up with these side-trips from Saariselka: Inari (Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church & Siida). On the 23rd (Sun), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Saariselka trip planning site .

Getting from Levi to Saariselka by combination of bus and flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Saariselka can reach -7°C, while at night they dip to -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Inari
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Siida ©
Siida
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): find something for the whole family at SantaPark, see Santa Claus Office, and then find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Wed): take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, then don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, and finally stop by Your Piece Of Finland.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip itinerary maker app .

Drive from Saariselka to Rovaniemi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between -6°C during the day and -13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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