8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Doha
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h 45​min
2
Kilpisjarvi
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Levi
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: Doha

1
day
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip builder tool .

Doha, Qatar to Rovaniemi is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Doha to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Doha in December: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around -6°C and lows are around -13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

2
nights
Kilpisjarvi

Kilpisjarvi ©
Adventure by Design - Private Day Tours has been added to your itinerary. On the 24th (Mon), get a tailor-made plan with Adventure by Design - Private Day Tours and then make a trip to The Three Nations' Border Point. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Saana.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Kilpisjarvi itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Kilpisjarvi takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Rovaniemi to Kilpisjarvi, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Rovaniemi in December: high temperatures in Kilpisjarvi hover around 0°C and lows are around -7°C. On the 25th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Kilpisjarvi

Tours
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Adventure by Design - Private Day Tours ©
Saana ©
Saana

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Levi Ski Resort and Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. Change things up with a short trip to Snow Village in Kittila (about 46 minutes away). The adventure continues: explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and have some family-friendly fun at Kid's Land.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Levi trip planner .

Getting from Kilpisjarvi to Levi by car takes about 3.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kilpisjarvi to Levi due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kilpisjarvi in December, expect Levi to be a bit cooler, temps between -6°C and -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Trails Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Snow Village
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi

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