8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly + Drive:  23​h 30​min
1
Levi
— 3 nights
2
Saariselka
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
+2
train + bus + Fly:  19​h
End: Los Angeles

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Kid's Land and Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm. Step off the beaten path and head to Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park and Yllas Ski Resort. On the 25th (Tue), ski the day away in the pristine settings at Levi Ski Resort.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Levi tour builder tool .

Los Angeles, USA to Levi is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern European Time is 10 hours. In December, Levi is colder than Los Angeles - with highs of 22°F and lows of 8°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Yllas Ski Resort
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

1
night
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): hit the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Saariselka trip site .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Levi to Saariselka takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 21°F, and evening lows to 6°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Winter Sports Parks Outdoors
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, see Santa Claus Office, and then get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village. Here are some ideas for day two: snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and then stop by LAURI.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip planner .

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Rovaniemi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between 22°F during the day and 11°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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