8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
2
Saariselka
— 3 nights
3
Levi
— 2 nights

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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 19th (Thu): see Santa Claus Office, make a trip to Santa Claus Village, and then find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus. On the 20th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, thenget engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and finally get curious at Pilke Science Centre.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi online road trip planner.

Dusseldorf, Germany to Rovaniemi is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. Traveling from Dusseldorf to Rovaniemi, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Dusseldorf in December: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can go by car to Saariselka.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Nature
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Angry Birds Activity Park and Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church. Family-friendly places like Hippupuoti Gift Shop and Saariselka Bowling will thrill your kids. Step out of Saariselka with an excursion to Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center in Inari--about 56 minutes away. categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Saariselka online trip planner.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in December, expect slightly colder with lows of °C in Saariselka. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Inari
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Saariselka Bowling ©
Saariselka Bowling
Angry Birds Activity Park ©
Angry Birds Activity Park

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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.
On the 24th (Tue), hit the slopes at Levi Ski Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, make a trip to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, thenbet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, and finally fly down the slopes at Kids' Land.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Levi trip maker tool.

You can fly from Saariselka to Levi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Kittila
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Giewont Husky Adventures ©
Giewont Husky Adventures
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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