9 days in Lapland Itinerary

9 days in Lapland Itinerary

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9 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
Fly + Drive:  20​h
1
Levi
— 4 nights
2
Saariselka
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Levi Ski Resort and Jemes Sport. Your inner history buff will appreciate Taatsin seita and Enontekio Church. Change things up with these side-trips from Levi: Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins (in Muonio) and Sarestoniemi Museum (in Kittila). Next up on the itinerary: get your game on at Kids' Land, join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and find something for the whole family at Levi Huskypark.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Levi road trip tool .

Philadelphia, USA to Levi is an approximately 20-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Time is 7 hours. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Philadelphia in December: high temperatures in Levi hover around 22°F and lows are around 8°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Kittila, Enontekio Church, Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins, Levi Huskypark, Jemes Sport
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Enontekio Church ©
Enontekio Church
Taatsin seita ©
Taatsin seita

1
night
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): enjoy some diversion at Action Park, then see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum, then look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel.

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Getting from Levi to Saariselka by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°F in December, and nighttime lows around 6°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Fun & Games Museums Shopping

Side Trips

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

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): stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery and then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi road trip site .

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Rovaniemi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 22°F, and evening lows to 11°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to 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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