8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Pescara
bus + Fly:  18​h 15​min
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
Saariselka
— 2 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  3​h
Levi
— 2 nights
Fly:  19​h 30​min
End: Pescara

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 14th (Mon), stop by Your Piece Of Finland, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, then get in on the family fun at SantaPark, and finally make a trip to Lordi's Square. Here are some ideas for day two: get curious at Pilke Science Centre, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi online vacation planner .

Pescara, Italy to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Pescara to Rovaniemi, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In January, Rovaniemi is cooler than Pescara - with highs of -10°C and lows of -17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Saariselka.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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Safaris
SantaPark ©
SantaPark
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Santa Claus Village

2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
On the 16th (Wed), explore the striking landscape of Urho Kekkonen National Park, then look for gifts at Shamaan Design - Lappi Shop, then stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop, and finally enjoy some diversion at Action Park. On the 17th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: fly down the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Saariselka trip planner .

Getting from Rovaniemi to Saariselka by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Rovaniemi in January since evenings lows in Saariselka dip to -20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Hippupuoti Gift Shop ©
Hippupuoti Gift Shop

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort. On the 19th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Snow Village, then admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, then make a trip to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally gain insight at Kid's Land.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Levi vacation planning tool .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Saariselka to Levi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. January in Levi sees daily highs of -11°C and lows of -21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

#Tours, #Outdoors, #Trails

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Snow Village
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Ice Karting Levi
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