10 days in Lapland Itinerary

10 days in Lapland Itinerary

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10 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
Fly:  4​h
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
3
Levi
— 3 nights
4
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Helsinki

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 14th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Fri): get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary maker website .

Helsinki to Rovaniemi is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Helsinki in February; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -6°C and lows reach -11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Tours Outdoors
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

1
night
Akaslompolo

On the 16th (Sat), see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour and then fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Akaslompolo online trip itinerary maker .

Drive from Rovaniemi to Akaslompolo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -5°C in February, and nighttime lows around -12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Yllas Ski Resort
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Safaris
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

3
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.
Step out of Levi with an excursion to Snow Village in Kittila--about 46 minutes away. On the 17th (Sun), ski the day away in the pristine settings at Levi Ski Resort. There's still lots to do: admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, look for gifts at Elan Ski Shop & Rental, take an in-depth tour of Samiland, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Levi trip itinerary site .

Drive from Akaslompolo to Levi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February in Levi, expect temperatures between -5°C during the day and -12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Trails Tours

Side Trip

Snow Village
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi
Snow Village ©
Snow Village

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): hit the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. On the 21st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas and then examine the collection at Siida.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Saariselka tour builder app .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Levi to Saariselka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February in Saariselka, expect temperatures between -6°C during the day and -15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

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

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