9 days in Lapland Itinerary

9 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
2
Saariselka
— 2 nights
3
Levi
— 3 nights

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Bring the kids along to SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus and Santa Claus Village. Change things up with a short trip to Ranua Zoo in Ranua (about 1h 5 min away). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, examine the collection at Christmas House Santa, get your game on at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, and make a trip to Lordi's Square.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip planner.

Valletta, Malta to Rovaniemi is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. Traveling from Valletta to Rovaniemi, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In December, Rovaniemi is cooler than Valletta - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Ranua Zoo
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Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum and then examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center. On your second day here, look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop, fly down the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort, and then get in on the family fun at Angry Birds Activity Park.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Saariselka planning app.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Saariselka takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Saariselka, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, Gold Prospector Museum
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Angry Birds Activity Park ©
Angry Birds Activity Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

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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.
On the 31st (Tue), make a trip to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the exciting artwork at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, thenfly down the slopes at Kids' Land, thenbet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, and finally don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Levi trip itinerary planning tool.

You can fly from Saariselka to Levi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Kittila
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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