8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + Drive:  9​h 45​min
1
Levi
— 1 night
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): ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Mon): make a trip to Snow Village, admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, then make a trip to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Kid's Land.

To see photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Levi route builder site .

London, UK to Levi is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Levi is 2 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from London in December: high temperatures in Levi hover around -6°C and lows are around -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Winter Sports Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Snow Village
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Snow Village ©
Snow Village
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Change things up with these side-trips from Saariselka: Inari (Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church & Siida). On the 26th (Wed), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Saariselka trip itinerary app .

Getting from Levi to Saariselka by combination of bus and flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Saariselka can reach -7°C, while at night they dip to -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Winter Sports Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 28th (Fri), find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Office, and then get in on the family fun at SantaPark. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and finally engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre.

To see maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip maker tool .

You can drive from Saariselka to Rovaniemi in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -6°C in December, and nighttime lows around -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Wildlife
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Safaris
Pilke Science Centre ©
Pilke Science Centre

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