8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Cincinnati
Fly:  21​h 45​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 1 night
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  3​h
3
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Fly:  22​h 45​min
End: Cincinnati

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for theme parks, museums, fun & games, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi online journey planner .

Cincinnati, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 22-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 7 hours. When traveling from Cincinnati in January, plan for colder days in Rovaniemi, with highs around 16°F, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 6°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Museums, #Tours
Find places to stay Jan 1 — 3:
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
SantaPark ©
SantaPark

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.
On the 4th (Fri), ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Levi holiday planner.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Levi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in January, Levi is little chillier at night with lows of -1°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

#Winter Sports, #Tours, #Outdoors
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): look for gifts at Shamaan Design - Lappi Shop, trek along Urho Kekkonen National Park, and then get in on the family fun at Angry Birds Activity Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hit the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

To see photos and tourist information, read Saariselka journey planner.

Getting from Levi to Saariselka by combination of bus and flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 15°F, and evening lows to 1°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Saariselka

#Winter Sports, #Outdoors, #Parks
Find places to stay Jan 4 — 6:
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

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