10 days in Lapland Itinerary

10 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Fly
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Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Drive
2
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Fly
3
Levi
— 4 nights
Drive to Kittilä Airport, Fly to Barcelona International Airport

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Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Take a break from Rovaniemi with a short trip to Ranua Zoo in Ranua, about 1 hour away. There's much more to do: find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre, examine the collection at Christmas House Santa, and stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi road trip tool.

Barcelona, Spain to Rovaniemi is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Barcelona to Rovaniemi. In December, Rovaniemi is much colder than Barcelona - with highs of -6°C and lows of -13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Saariselka.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums · Theme Parks · Parks · Wildlife

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Ranua Zoo ©
Must see
Ranua Zoo
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2
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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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): stroll through Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort and then look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop. On the 29th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, and then get in on the family fun at Angry Birds Activity Park.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Saariselka travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Saariselka takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in December, Saariselka is slightly colder at night with lows of -17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors · Museums

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Levi

Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Go for a jaunt from Levi to Kittila to see Lapland Hotels SnowVillage about 46 minutes away. Spend the 30th (Wed) on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy some diversion at Kids' Land, see Off-Road Tours, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Levi journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Saariselka to Levi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Levi can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Winter Sports

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Levi Ski Resort ©
Must see
Levi Ski Resort
4.4
Icekarting Levi ©
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Icekarting Levi
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