9 days in Lapland Itinerary

9 days in Lapland Itinerary

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

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kids will enjoy SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus and Santa Claus Village. Take a break from the city and head to Ranua Zoo and Napapiirin Porofarmi. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, examine the collection at Christmas House Santa, stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, and pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip planner.

London, UK to Rovaniemi is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in December, expect Rovaniemi to be much colder, temps between -6°C and -13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Saariselka.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Museums · Theme Parks · Wildlife

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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 28th (Tue): hit the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort and then stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, then get a dose of the wild on Guesthouse Husky - Day Tours, and then get in on the family fun at Angry Birds Activity Park.

For reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Saariselka vacation planner.

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 -17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Museums

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Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Kids will enjoy Levi Ski Resort and Icekarting Levi. Escape the urban bustle at Kids' Land and Elan Ski Shop & Rental. There's much more to do: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, see exotic creatures in open habitats at Wingrens Dogsafaris, identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and stop by Inghams Mini Husky Experience.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Levi attractions planner.

Fly from Saariselka to Levi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December in Levi, expect temperatures between -6°C during the day and -15°C at night. On the 1st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Winter Sports

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Levi Ski Resort
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Elan Ski Shop & Rental
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