8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Saariselka
— 1 night
2
Levi
— 3 nights
3
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): hit the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort and then stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Saariselka trip itinerary planning app.

St. Petersburg, Russia to Saariselka is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Moscow Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from St. Petersburg in December: highs in Saariselka hover around -7°C, while lows dip to -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

3
nights
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Levi Ski Resort and Kids' Land. Change things up with a short trip to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage in Kittila (about 46 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, view the masterpieces at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, stop by Elan Ski Shop & Rental, and don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Levi planner.

You can fly from Saariselka to Levi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Levi can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Kittila, Levi Huskypark
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Bring the kids along to Santa Claus Village and Arktikum. There's still lots to do: find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, see Santa Claus Office, and don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi tour itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. December in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of -6°C and lows of -13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Theme Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 3:
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Safaris
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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