9 days in Lapland Itinerary

9 days in Lapland Itinerary

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9 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Hartford
Drive + Fly:  20 h
1
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Levi
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  22 h 15 min
End: Hartford

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rovaniemi: Amethyst Mine Lapland (in Luosto) and Ranua Zoo (in Ranua). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, see the interesting displays at Christmas House Santa, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, and stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi driving holiday planner .

Hartford, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 20-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Time is 7 hours. When traveling from Hartford in December, plan for colder days in Rovaniemi, with highs around 22°F, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 11°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Amethyst Mine Lapland, Ranua Zoo
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Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

4
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.
Step out of Levi to go to Kittila and see Snow Village, which is approximately 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: whizz through the canopy at Levi Ski Resort, browse the exhibits of LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, have some family-friendly fun at G2 ICEKARTING, and relax in the rural setting at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

To see ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Levi trip maker app .

Getting from Rovaniemi to Levi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December in Levi, expect temperatures between 22°F during the day and 8°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

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

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