9 days in Lapland Itinerary

9 days in Lapland Itinerary

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9 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Zurich
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  3​h
3
Saariselka
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Luosto
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h
End: Zurich

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland. On the 4th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Lordi's Square, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then see Santa Claus Office, then find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, and finally snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi online trip builder .

Zurich, Switzerland to Rovaniemi is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Eastern European Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Zurich in December, expect Rovaniemi to be a bit cooler, temps between -6°C and -13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Outdoors, #Museums
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
SantaPark ©
SantaPark

3
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Levi Ski Resort and Yllas Ski Resort. When in Levi, make a side trip to see Snow Village in Kittila, approximately 46 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, get your game on at Kid's Land, take an in-depth tour of Samiland, and don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Levi driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Levi sees daily highs of -6°C and lows of -15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Winter Sports

Side Trips

Snow Village, Yllas Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi

1
night
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
On the 9th (Sun), hit the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Saariselka online travel route planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Levi to Saariselka takes 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 9th (Sun) early enough to drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Saariselka

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Winter Sports
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

2
nights
Luosto

Luosto ©
On the 10th (Mon), explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire all the interesting features of Amethyst Mine Lapland.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Luosto online tour planner .

Getting from Saariselka to Luosto by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Luosto can reach -8°C, while at night they dip to -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Luosto

#Nature, #Parks

Side Trip

Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

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