9 days in Lapland Itinerary

9 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Philadelphia
Fly + Drive:  20 h
1
Levi
— 4 nights
Fly + Bus:  3 h
2
Saariselka
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
+2
Bus + Fly + Train:  16 h 15 min
End: Philadelphia

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.
Get some cultural insight at Sarestoniemi Museum and Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins. Kids will enjoy Kids' Land and Levi Huskypark. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Levi: Taatsin seita (in Kittila), Jemes Sport (in Yllasjarvi) and Enontekio Church (in Enontekio). There's still lots to do: explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort, bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, and view the masterpieces at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Levi trip itinerary maker app.

Philadelphia, USA to Levi is an approximately 20- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 7 hours. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Philadelphia in December; daily highs in Levi reach 22°F and lows reach 8°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Kittila, Levi Huskypark, Jemes Sport, Enontekio Church, Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Sarestoniemi Museum ©
Sarestoniemi Museum
Jemes Sport ©
Jemes Sport

1
night
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.
On the 19th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum, then look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Saariselka day trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Levi to Saariselka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. December in Saariselka sees daily highs of 21°F and lows of 6°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, Gold Prospector Museum
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Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel ©
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery and then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Saariselka to Rovaniemi by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach 22°F, while at night they dip to 11°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Historic Sites
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery

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