8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Birmingham
train + Fly:  7​h 45​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Luosto
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Levi
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  10​h 30​min
End: Birmingham

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Family-friendly places like SantaPark and Santa Claus Village will thrill your kids. There's much more to do: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, see the interesting displays at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, enjoy some diversion at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, and make a trip to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip planner .

Birmingham, UK to Rovaniemi is an approximately 8-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Birmingham in December, with highs in Rovaniemi at -6°C and lows at -13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can go by car to Luosto.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

1
night
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 26th (Wed), admire all the interesting features of Amethyst Mine Lapland.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Luosto trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Luosto takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Luosto, with lows of -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Levi.
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Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

3
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Snow Village in Kittila (about 46 minutes away). On the 27th (Thu), ski the day away in the pristine settings at Levi Ski Resort. Next up on the itinerary: explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts Einari Junttila, take an in-depth tour of Samiland, and have some family-friendly fun at Kid's Land.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Levi online trip builder .

Traveling by car from Luosto to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Levi sees daily highs of -6°C and lows of -15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Winter Sports Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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