9 days in Rovaniemi, Levi & Oulu Itinerary

9 days in Rovaniemi, Levi & Oulu Itinerary

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9 days in Rovaniemi, Levi & Oulu Itinerary

Start: Taipei
Fly:  19​h
1
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
3
Oulu
— 1 night
Fly:  22​h 30​min
End: Taipei

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kids will appreciate attractions like SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus and Pilke Science Centre. Change things up with a short trip to Ranua Zoo in Ranua (about 1h 05 min away). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, see Santa Claus Office, examine the collection at Christmas House Santa, and look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip planner.

Taipei, Taiwan to Rovaniemi is an approximately 19-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, taxi, and flight. The time zone changes from China Standard Time (CST) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a -6 hour difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Taipei in January; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -10°C and lows reach -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Ranua Zoo
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Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo
Pilke Science Centre ©
Pilke Science Centre

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Snow Village in Kittila (about 46 minutes away). The adventure continues: grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, and identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Levi trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Levi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Levi when traveling from Rovaniemi in January, with lows around -21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Oulu.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

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

1
night
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): kick back and relax at Nallikari Beach, then get curious at Tietomaa, then admire the landmark architecture of Oulu Cathedral, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Kauppahalli.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Oulu trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Levi to Oulu takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Levi in January, things will get somewhat warmer in Oulu: highs are around -7°C and lows about -14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Oulu

Childrens Museums Museums Beaches
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Tietomaa ©
Tietomaa
Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Kauppahalli ©
Kauppahalli

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