8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Chicago
Fly:  23​h 30​min
1
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Chicago

2
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park (in Muonio) and Snow Village (in Kittila). On the 21st (Sat), ski the day away in the pristine settings at Levi Ski Resort. Next up on the itinerary: get your game on at Kid's Land, explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, and make a trip to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Levi day trip planner.

Chicago, USA to Levi is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Chicago to Levi due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Chicago in December; daily highs in Levi reach 22°F and lows reach 8°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Trails Winter Sports Parks

Side Trips

Snow Village, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi

4
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Santa Claus Village and SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus. There's lots more to do: see Santa Claus Office, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, enjoy some diversion at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, and don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square.

For traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi route planner.

Drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are 22°F, while nighttime lows are 11°F. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Parks Fun & Games
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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