9 days in Lapland Itinerary

9 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
2
Levi
— 3 nights
3
Saariselka
— 1 night
4
Luosto
— 2 nights

2
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Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): stop by Your Piece Of Finland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi travel website.

Zurich, Switzerland to Rovaniemi is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Zurich to Rovaniemi, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Zurich in December, with highs in Rovaniemi at -6°C and lows at -13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors
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Safaris
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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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.
Visiting Levi Ski Resort and Yllas Ski Resort will get you outdoors. Change things up with a short trip to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage in Kittila (about 46 minutes away). There's much more to do: fly down the slopes at Kids' Land, look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, view the masterpieces at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and take an in-depth tour of Samiland.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Levi visit planning site.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Levi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to -6°C, and evening lows to -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, Yllas Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage

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night
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.
On the 9th (Sun), get all the equipment you need at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Saariselka trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Levi to Saariselka takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Saariselka are -7°C, while nighttime lows are -17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can go by car to Luosto.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

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nights
Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
On the 10th (Mon), explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Tue): go deep underground at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

To plan Luosto vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Luosto takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Luosto sees daily highs of -8°C and lows of -17°C at night. On the 11th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can 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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