8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  10​h
1
Kongas
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: London

1
night
Kongas

Kongas ©
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): get in on the family fun at Levi Huskypark, then explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, and then get your game on at Kid's Land. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort.

For maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Kongas travel site .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Kongas is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Dubai to Kongas is minus 2 hours. In December, Kongas is cooler than Dubai - with highs of -5°C and lows of -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Kongas

#Trails, #Parks, #Tours

Side Trip

Levi
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi

2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum, then get in on the family fun at Angry Birds Activity Park, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel. On the 18th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: fly down the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Saariselka trip website .

Traveling by car from Kongas to Saariselka takes 3.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Saariselka are -7°C, while nighttime lows are -17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Saariselka

#Parks, #Winter Sports, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, Gold Prospector Museum
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like SantaPark and Safaris. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Snowman World Igloo Hotel and Lumberjack's Candle Bridge. Next up on the itinerary: get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, fly down the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, and enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Rovaniemi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Outdoors, #Museums
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SantaPark ©
SantaPark
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Snowman World Igloo Hotel ©
Snowman World Igloo Hotel

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