11 days in Lapland Itinerary

11 days in Lapland Itinerary

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11 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  20​h 45​min
Pyhatunturi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Posio
— 2 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: New York City

1
night
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour and then look for all kinds of wild species at Kopara Reindeer Park.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Pyhatunturi route planning website .

New York City, USA to Pyhatunturi is an approximately 21-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from New York City to Pyhatunturi. When traveling from New York City in March, plan for a bit cooler days and colder nights in Pyhatunturi: temperatures range from 30°F by day to 11°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Kopara Reindeer Park
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Safaris

2
nights
Levi

Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
On the 24th (Sun), relax in the rural setting at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas. On the 25th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Levi online route planner .

Drive from Pyhatunturi to Levi in 2.5 hours. In March in Levi, expect temperatures between 31°F during the day and 16°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Trails

Side Trips

Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, Nature & Wildlife Tours
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
On the 26th (Tue), hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort and then head outdoors with Scandinavian Adventures. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and then head outdoors with Seven Fells Up.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Akaslompolo driving holiday planner.

Drive from Levi to Akaslompolo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. March in Akaslompolo sees daily highs of 31°F and lows of 16°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Winter Sports

Side Trip

Yllas Ski Resort
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Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
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Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): examine the collection at Christmas House Santa and then fly down the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi tour builder tool .

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. March in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of 30°F and lows of 17°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Winter Sports
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Christmas House Santa ©
Christmas House Santa
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery

2
nights
Posio

Posio ©
Posio is a municipality of Finland. To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Posio trip maker .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Posio takes 2 hours. Traveling from Rovaniemi in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Posio, with lows of 12°F. You'll set off for home on the 31st (Sun).

Things to do in Posio

#Nature, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Kuusamo
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Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre ©

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