8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Fly + Drive:  9 h 45 min
1
Levi
— 1 night
Fly + Bus:  3 h
2
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly + Train:  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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort. On the 21st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, then take in the exciting artwork at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally fly down the slopes at Kids' Land.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Levi road trip planner.

London, UK to Levi is an approximately 9.5- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from London in December, expect Levi to be colder, temps between -6°C and -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

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

3
nights
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.
Explore Saariselka's surroundings by going to Inari (Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church & Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center). categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. And it doesn't end there: get in on the family fun at Angry Birds Activity Park, stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop, and get a taste of local nightlife at Saariselka Bowling.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Saariselka trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Levi to Saariselka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December in Saariselka, expect temperatures between -7°C during the day and -17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Inari
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Angry Birds Activity Park ©
Angry Birds Activity Park

2
nights
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 25th (Tue): find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, then see Santa Claus Office, and then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, get curious at Pilke Science Centre, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, and finally look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi journey maker site.

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Rovaniemi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to -6°C, and evening lows to -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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