8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Valletta, Island of Malta
Fly:  11 h 30 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Levi
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  14 h 15 min
End: Valletta, Island of Malta

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 Rovaniemi with a short trip to Ranua Zoo in Ranua, about 1h 05 min away. The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, and fly down the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi online travel planner .

Valletta, Malta to Rovaniemi is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, bus, and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Valletta to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Valletta in December: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around -6°C and lows are around -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Theme Parks Museums

Side Trip

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

4
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.
Explore Levi's surroundings by going to Snow Village (in Kittila) and Muonio (Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park & Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins). Next up on the itinerary: grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort, make a trip to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, and fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Levi road trip tool .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Levi can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -15°C. On the 2nd (Thu), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Muonio, Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, Yllas Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

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