8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Fly + Drive:  9 h 45 min
1
Levi
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h
2
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
End: London

1
night
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 23rd (Sun): grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort. On your second day here, make a trip to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, thentake in the exciting artwork at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally hit the slopes at Kids' Land.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Levi vacation planner.

London, UK to Levi is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Levi due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from London in December: high temperatures in Levi hover around -6°C and lows are around -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

3
nights
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.
Bring the kids along to Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort and Angry Birds Activity Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Inari (Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church & Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum and pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Saariselka trip app.

Traveling by flight from Levi to Saariselka takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to -7°C, and evening lows to -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Angry Birds Activity Park ©
Angry Birds Activity Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): make a trip to Santa Claus Village, thensee Santa Claus Office, and then find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Lordi's Square, thentake an exotic tour of a safari tour, thenget engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and finally engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi online holiday planner.

You can drive from Saariselka to Rovaniemi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of -6°C and lows of -13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Wildlife
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Safaris
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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