11 days in Lapland Itinerary

11 days in Lapland Itinerary

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11 days in Lapland Itinerary

Halifax
Fly:  17​h 30​min
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Posio
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
Pyhatunturi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Saariselka
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  3​h
Levi
— 3 nights
Fly:  19​h 30​min
Halifax

2
days
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 14th (Tue): find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, make a trip to Santa Claus Office, then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church. On the next day, find something for the whole family at SantaPark, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and then don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi driving holiday app .

Halifax, Canada to Rovaniemi is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Atlantic Standard Time (AST) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. In August, Rovaniemi is little chillier than Halifax - with highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Posio.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Outdoors, #Museums
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Safaris
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

1
day
Posio

Posio ©
Posio is a municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Riisitunturi National Park.

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You can drive from Rovaniemi to Posio in 2 hours. In August in Posio, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Pyhatunturi.

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#Nature, #Parks
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Riisitunturi National Park ©
Riisitunturi National Park

1
day
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Pyhatunturi trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Posio to Pyhatunturi in 2.5 hours. In August in Pyhatunturi, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

#Nature, #Parks
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3
days
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Take a break from the city and head to Urho Kekkonen National Park and Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Get some cultural insight at Siida and Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church. Step out of Saariselka with an excursion to Lake Inari in Inari--about 1h 25 min away.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Saariselka road trip planner.

You can drive from Pyhatunturi to Saariselka in 2.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Saariselka are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

#Outdoors, #Winter Sports, #Parks

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Inari
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Siida ©
Siida

2
days
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort. On the next day, explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, then head outdoors with Seven Fells Up, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Levi day trip planning site .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Saariselka to Levi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Levi sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. On the 23rd (Thu), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Levi

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Trails

Side Trip

Seven Fells Up
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi

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