8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Get out of town with these interesting Rovaniemi side-trips: Pyha-Luosto National Park (in Pyhatunturi), Amethyst Mine Lapland (in Luosto) and Ranua Zoo (in Ranua). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, have fun at Santa Claus Office, and fly down the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip planner.

Sydney, Australia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 27-hour flight. Traveling from Sydney to Rovaniemi, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Sydney in December; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -6°C and lows reach -13°C. On the 11th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Nature · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Pyha-Luosto National Park, Amethyst Mine Lapland, Ranua Zoo
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Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo
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Santa Claus Village

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