8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Lima
Fly + Bus:  25 h
1
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
2
Kemi
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
3
Levi
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  28 h
End: Lima

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Escape the urban bustle at Syvasenvaara Fell and Napapiirin Porofarmi. There's much more to do: get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, see Santa Claus Office, stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, and don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

To find traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi online attractions planner.

Lima, Peru to Rovaniemi is an approximately 20.5- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Lima to Rovaniemi. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Lima in December: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around -6°C and lows are around -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Tue) to allow time for the train ride to Kemi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Parks Museums
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

1
night
Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. On the 25th (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at Kotielainpuisto Arkadia and then admire the masterpieces at Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery).

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Kemi online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by train from Rovaniemi to Kemi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. December in Kemi sees daily highs of -3°C and lows of -11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Kemi

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trip

Kotielainpuisto Arkadia
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Kotielainpuisto Arkadia ©
Kotielainpuisto Arkadia
Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery) ©

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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Levi road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Kemi to Levi takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Kemi in December, expect slightly colder with lows of -15°C in Levi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Adventure Winter Sports Tours
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

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