8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
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Rovaniemi

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Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Get out of town with these interesting Rovaniemi side-trips: Pyha-Luosto National Park (in Pyhatunturi), Ranua Zoo (in Ranua) and Amethyst Mine Lapland (in Luosto). And it doesn't end there: get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, make a trip to Santa Claus Office, and fly down the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip planner.

Sydney, Australia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 27-hour flight. Traveling from Sydney to Rovaniemi, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Sydney in December; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -6°C and lows reach -13°C. On the 11th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Nature · Theme Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Ranua Zoo
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