9 days in Lapland Itinerary

9 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Start: London
Fly:  14 h
1
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Sodankyla
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
End: London

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.
Visit Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Taatsin seita for their historical value. Do some cultural sightseeing at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center and Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church. categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum, look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Saariselka road trip tool.

London, UK to Saariselka is an approximately 14- hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from London to Saariselka, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from London in December, with highs in Saariselka at -7°C and lows at -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Sodankyla.

Things to do in Saariselka

Winter Sports Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum, Taatsin seita
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

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night
Sodankyla

Sodankyla ©
Sodankylä is a municipality of Finland. On the 17th (Tue), take in the exciting artwork at Museum - Gallery Alariesto and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Sodankyla.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Sodankyla trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Saariselka to Sodankyla in 2 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Sodankyla can reach -8°C, while at night they dip to -17°C. On the 17th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Sodankyla

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
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Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla

2
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 18th (Wed), grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort. On the 19th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Levi itinerary app.

You can drive from Sodankyla to Levi in 2 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to -6°C, and evening lows to -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Winter Sports Trails

Side Trip

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 20th (Fri), make a trip to Santa Claus Village, see Santa Claus Office, pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and finally look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery, find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, and then examine the collection at Christmas House Santa.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi online trip maker.

You can drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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