8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Marseille
Fly:  10 h
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Luosto
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  12 h 45 min
End: Marseille

2
nights
Rovaniemi

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 Pilke Science Centre. There's much more to do: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, see the interesting displays at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, and have fun at Santa Claus Office.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi driving holiday planner.

Marseille, France to Rovaniemi is an approximately 10.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Marseille to Rovaniemi, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In December, Rovaniemi is cooler than Marseille - with highs of -6°C and lows of -13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Theme Parks Shopping
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Safaris
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Pilke Science Centre ©
Pilke Science Centre

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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): get all the equipment you need at Levi Ski Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, then take in the exciting artwork at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally hit the slopes at Kids' Land.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Levi online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to -6°C, and evening lows to -15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Luosto.

Things to do in Levi

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage

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Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
On the 29th (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Sodankyla, view the masterpieces at Museum - Gallery Alariesto, and then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Luosto road trip planning website.

You can drive from Levi to Luosto in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to -8°C, and evening lows to -17°C. On the 30th (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Luosto

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Sodankyla
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Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

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