8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  9​h 45​min
1
Levi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Pyhatunturi
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: London


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 28th (Fri), ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort. Keep things going the next day: glide through natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Levi trip planner .

London, UK to Levi is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Levi due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from London in December: high temperatures in Levi hover around -6°C and lows are around -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Levi

Trails Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Visiting Pyha-Luosto National Park and Ski Resort Suomutunturi will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction (in Salla) and Church of Sodankyla (in Sodankyla).

To find ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Pyhatunturi planning tool .

Getting from Levi to Pyhatunturi by car takes about 2.5 hours. In December in Pyhatunturi, expect temperatures between -8°C during the day and -17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction, Church of Sodankyla, Amethyst Mine Lapland, Ski Resort Suomutunturi
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 2nd (Wed), snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village. On your second day here, get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, and finally look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland.

To see reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip planner.

Traveling by car from Pyhatunturi to Rovaniemi takes 2 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Rovaniemi when traveling from Pyhatunturi in January, with lows around -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Wildlife Tours
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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