8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Saariselka
— 1 night
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  3​h
3
Levi
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Amsterdam

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Office, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, then get curious at Pilke Science Centre, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and finally stop by Your Piece Of Finland.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi online trip itinerary planner .

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Rovaniemi is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Amsterdam to Rovaniemi. Traveling from Amsterdam in December, things will get much colder in Rovaniemi: highs are around -6°C and lows about -13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can go by car to Saariselka.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Museums, #Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 28:
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Safaris
SantaPark ©
SantaPark
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

1
night
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
On the 29th (Sat), hit the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Saariselka trip itinerary website .

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Rovaniemi in December since evenings lows in Saariselka dip to -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

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

4
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 Nature & Wildlife Tours. Get outdoors at Levi Ski Resort and Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm. Change things up with a short trip to Snow Village in Kittila (about 46 minutes away). There's much more to do: admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, look for gifts at Elan Ski Shop & Rental, and have some family-friendly fun at G2 Ice Karting Levi.

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Do a combination of bus and flight from Saariselka to Levi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Levi can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Parks

Side Trip

Kittila
Find places to stay Dec 29 — Jan 2:
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi

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