8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Aalborg
Fly + Drive:  14 h
1
Levi
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  3 h
2
Saariselka
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  13 h 15 min
End: Aalborg

2
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Snow Village (in Kittila) and Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park (in Muonio). The adventure continues: grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort, fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort, view the masterpieces at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Levi trip planner .

Aalborg, Denmark to Levi is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In December, Levi is colder than Aalborg - with highs of -6°C and lows of -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Kittila, Yllas Ski Resort, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

1
night
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop, gear up at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort, and then find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park.

Before you visit Saariselka, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can fly from Levi to Saariselka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. December in Saariselka sees daily highs of -7°C and lows of -17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Angry Birds Activity Park ©
Angry Birds Activity Park

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 26th (Thu), make a trip to Santa Claus Village, then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Office, and then find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: meet the residents at Ranua Zoo, look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, and then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi tour itinerary app .

Drive from Saariselka to Rovaniemi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -6°C in December, and nighttime lows around -13°C. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Ranua Zoo
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Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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