8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
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Saariselka
— 1 night
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Levi
— 4 nights

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Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, then find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, and then find something for the whole family at Moomin Snowcastle.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi online driving holiday planner.

New York City, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Rovaniemi is 7 hours. When traveling from New York City in January, plan for much colder days and a bit cooler nights in Rovaniemi: temperatures range from 16°F by day to 6°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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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 4th (Mon), stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, then find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park, and finally wander the wide-open spaces of Saariselka Reindeer Farm.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Saariselka trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Drive from Rovaniemi to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Saariselka when traveling from Rovaniemi in January, with lows around 1°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Theme Parks
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Angry Birds Activity Park ©
Angry Birds Activity Park
Saariselka Reindeer Farm ©
Saariselka Reindeer Farm

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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage (in Kittila) and Safaris (in Akaslompolo). Spend the 6th (Wed) on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. Next up on the itinerary: bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, look for gifts at Elan Ski Shop & Rental, and have fun at Kids' Land.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Levi day trip planning site.

You can fly from Saariselka to Levi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Levi can reach 15°F, while at night they dip to -1°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Tours

Side Trips

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

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