8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lapland trip planner

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Fly
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Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Drive
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Levi
— 4 nights
Drive to Kittilä Airport, Fly to Manchester Airport

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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.
Kids will enjoy SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus and Santa Claus Office. When in Rovaniemi, make a side trip to see Ranua Zoo in Ranua, approximately Ranua away. There's much more to do: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, stroll through Napapiirin Porofarmi, look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, and get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

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

Manchester, UK to Rovaniemi is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car, train, and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Manchester to Rovaniemi. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Manchester in December, with highs in Rovaniemi at -6°C and lows at -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Museums · Theme Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Levi

Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Attractions like Kids' Land and Levi Ski Resort make great kid-friendly stops. Step out of Levi with an excursion to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage in Kittila--about 46 minutes away. There's lots more to do: bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, shop like a local with LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, look for gifts at Elan Ski Shop & Rental, and stroll through Yllas Ski Resort.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Levi online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Levi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December in Levi, expect temperatures between -6°C during the day and -15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Adventure

Side Trips

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Lapland travel guide

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Landmarks · Safaris · Nightlife
The wild expanses of Lapland promise spectacular scenery, adventure, and rich cultural experiences. As the country's northernmost region, it sits well above the Arctic Circle. Despite also being the largest region, in Lapland just 3.4 percent of the Finnish population calls this great stretch of land home, leaving plenty of room for pristine lakes, dense forest, and seven unspoiled national parks. An abundance of well-marked trails await hikers of all levels, while more remote and rugged adventures beckon experienced explorers. Music is of particular importance in these parts, so try to catch a concert or dance performance during your stay.