8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Zurich
Fly:  14​h 30​min
Levi
— 2 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  3​h
Saariselka
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Zurich

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.
Get in touch with nature at Yllas Ski Resort and Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Inghams Mini Husky Experience and Kid's Land. On the 8th (Tue), ski the day away in the pristine settings at Levi Ski Resort. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Levi vacation maker tool .

Zurich, Switzerland to Levi is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Zurich to Levi is 1 hour. Traveling from Zurich in January, expect Levi to be colder, temps between -11°C and -21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Winter Sports

Side Trips

Yllas Ski Resort, Giewont Husky Adventures
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Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

1
night
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Urho Kekkonen National Park, examine the collection 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.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Saariselka road trip app .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Levi to Saariselka in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Saariselka are -11°C, while nighttime lows are -20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Saariselka

#Outdoors, #Nature, #Museums

Side Trips

Gold Prospector Museum, Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Hippupuoti Gift Shop ©
Hippupuoti Gift Shop

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): fly down the slopes at Salla Ski Resort and then examine the collection at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Salla road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Salla takes 4 hours. In January in Salla, expect temperatures between -11°C during the day and -19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Salla

#Outdoors, #Winter Sports, #Parks
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort

2
nights
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 11th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Christmas House Santa and then experience the excitement of Feelapland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sat): take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, then explore the world behind art at Korundi House of Culture, and finally look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland.

To find ratings and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary app .

You can drive from Salla to Rovaniemi in 2 hours. January in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of -10°C and lows of -17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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Christmas House Santa ©
Christmas House Santa
Lumberjack's Candle Bridge ©
Lumberjack's Candle Bridge
Korundi House of Culture ©
Korundi House of Culture

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