8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Manama
Fly:  13 h
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Levi
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h
3
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Fly:  20 h 15 min
End: Manama

1
night
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 23rd (Mon): make a trip to Santa Claus Village, enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office, pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, thenget engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and finally look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Tue): explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery, find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, and then see the interesting displays at Christmas House Santa.

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Manama, Bahrain to Rovaniemi is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Manama to Rovaniemi is minus 1 hour. In December, Rovaniemi is cooler than Manama - with highs of -6°C and lows of -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Christmas House Santa ©
Christmas House Santa

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.
On the 25th (Wed), hit the slopes at Levi Ski Resort.

For ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Levi trip planner.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Levi can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

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.
On the 26th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church, examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church. On the next day, hit the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Saariselka travel planner.

Fly from Levi to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -7°C in December, and nighttime lows around -17°C. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

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
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

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