8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
2
Saariselka
— 1 night
3
Levi
— 4 nights

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see Santa Claus Office, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, then engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and finally look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip itinerary website.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Rovaniemi is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Amsterdam in December; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -6°C and lows reach -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Museums · Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 28:
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Safaris
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): fly down the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Saariselka holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Saariselka takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in December, expect a bit cooler with lows of -17°C in Saariselka. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 28 — 29:
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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Levi Ski Resort and Elan Ski Shop & Rental. Family-friendly places like Kids' Land and Lapland Hotels SnowVillage will thrill your kids. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, take in the exciting artwork at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, and get your game on at G2 ICEKARTING.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Levi driving holiday app.

You can fly from Saariselka to Levi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to -6°C, and evening lows to -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time for 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
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental

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