Itineraries

Here are some example itineraries to inspire you and help you plan your trip. You can find more information about things to do on our winter activities and summer activities pages.

3-night trip (winter)

This itinerary packs in visits to two major tourist attractions, a day's skiing, a day of other outdoor activities and plenty of time to relax and to look out for the Northern Lights.

Day one

Day two

Day three

Day four

  • Head back to Rovaniemi

  • If you have time, pay a visit to the Arctic SnowHotel before you go to the airport

  • Don't forget to buy souvenirs!

7-night trip (winter)

This itinerary packs in a lot of activities to help you make the most of your trip. Of course you could do less, or spend more time on a favourite activity - like skiing.

Day one

Day two

  • Get out and see the Lapland landscape up close by going dog-sledding

  • Warm up when you get back by firing up our traditional sauna

  • After dark, watch for the Northern Lights outside the house

Day three

  • Hit the slopes at Svanstein Ski Resort and enjoy the benefits of staying just a stone's throw from the nearest ski centre

  • Head back to Lapland Lights and treat your muscles to a post-workout sauna

  • After dark - you guessed it - keep your eyes peeled for the Aurora Borealis

Day four

Day five

  • Treat yourself to a lie-in and leisurely breakfast

  • Head to one of Lapland's ice hotels for a day trip

  • Take a sauna in the evening and look out for the Aurora

Day six

  • Visit one of the nearby reindeer farms to learn about the reindeer and Sami culture

  • Night-time is sauna time!

  • Hopefully you've seen the Northern Lights by now but keep looking out because they are never the same twice

Day seven

  • Another day for skiing (or snowboarding). Go back to friendly Svanstein Ski Resort, or if you want to try new slopes, try Ylläs or Levi

  • Soothe away the post-ski aches and pains with a relaxing sauna and get an early night

Day eight

  • Back to the airport and home

  • Don't forget to buy souvenirs!

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