14 days in Lapland Itinerary

14 days in Lapland Itinerary

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14 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + Drive:  29​h
1
Levi
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Rovaniemi
— 6 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Sydney

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.
Visiting Levi Ski Resort and Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Levi: Jemes Sport (in Yllasjarvi) and Snow Village (in Kittila). There's much more to do: bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, view the masterpieces at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort, and get your game on at G2 ICEKARTING.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Levi day trip website .

Sydney, Australia to Levi is an approximately 29-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Sydney to Levi. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Sydney in December; daily highs in Levi reach -6°C and lows reach -15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Snow Village, Jemes Sport, Yllas Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop, hit the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort, and then get in on the family fun at Angry Birds Activity Park. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum, then enjoy some diversion at Action Park, and then see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Saariselka sightseeing planner .

You can fly from Levi to Saariselka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -7°C in December, and nighttime lows around -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Gold Prospector Museum, Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Angry Birds Activity Park ©
Angry Birds Activity Park

6
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Escape the urban bustle at Ranua Zoo and Auttikongas. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rovaniemi: Amethyst Mine Lapland (in Luosto), Museum - Gallery Alariesto (in Sodankyla) and Ski Resort Suomutunturi (in Suomu). There's lots more to do: get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, examine the collection at Christmas House Santa, fly down the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, and explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell.

To find reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi online trip maker .

You can drive from Saariselka to Rovaniemi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -6°C in December, and nighttime lows around -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Museum - Gallery Alariesto, Ski Resort Suomutunturi, Amethyst Mine Lapland, Ranua Zoo
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Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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