10 days in Lapland Itinerary

10 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Start: Barcelona
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
2
Kemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
3
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  3 h
4
Levi
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  10 h 30 min
End: Barcelona

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
You've now added Ranua Zoo to your itinerary. On the 3rd (Fri), take an exotic tour of a safari tour, see Santa Claus Office, and then make a trip to Santa Claus Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an exotic tour of Ranua Zoo.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip planner.

Barcelona, Spain to Rovaniemi is an approximately 9.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona to Rovaniemi, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In January, Rovaniemi is much colder than Barcelona - with highs of -10°C and lows of -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can take a train to Kemi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Ranua Zoo
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo

2
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Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Perameren Kansallispuisto and then admire the landmark architecture of Kemi Church. On the 6th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in panoramic vistas at Tornion vesitorni, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tornio Church, then take an in-depth tour of The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley, and finally admire the masterpieces at Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery).

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Kemi road trip app.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Kemi by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. In January, plan for daily highs up to -7°C, and evening lows to -16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Kemi

Wildlife Nature Parks

Side Trip

Tornio
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Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery) ©
The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley ©
The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley
Kemi Church ©
Kemi Church

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum, fly down the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort, and then look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, fly down the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park, and then examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Saariselka online trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Kemi to Saariselka in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Kemi in January, expect Saariselka to be a bit cooler, temps between -11°C and -20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park

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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 Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, which is approximately 46 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and get your game on at Kids' Land.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Levi vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Saariselka to Levi by combination of bus and flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Levi are -11°C, while nighttime lows are -21°C. On the 11th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Winter Sports Museums

Side Trip

Kittila
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LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage

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