8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Lima
Fly:  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.
Take a break from the city and head to Syvasenvaara Fell and Poro Farmi. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi online vacation builder .

Lima, Peru to Rovaniemi is an approximately 25-hour flight. Traveling from Lima to Rovaniemi, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lima in December, expect Rovaniemi to be colder, temps between -6°C and -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Kemi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Parks Museums
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

1
night
Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Kotielainpuisto Arkadia and then explore the world behind art at Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery).

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Kemi trip planner .

You can take a train from Rovaniemi to Kemi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In December, daytime highs in Kemi are -3°C, while nighttime lows are -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Kemi

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trip

Kotielainpuisto Arkadia
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Kotielainpuisto Arkadia ©
Kotielainpuisto Arkadia

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 26th (Thu), glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Levi travel route planning site .

You can drive from Kemi to Levi in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Kemi in December, plan for little chillier nights in Levi, with lows around -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Tours Adventure Trails
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

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