10 days in Lapland Itinerary

10 days in Lapland Itinerary

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10 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly + Drive:  20 h
1
Levi
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  3 h
2
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  16 h 15 min
End: San Francisco

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.
Explore Levi's surroundings by going to Snow Village (in Kittila) and Seven Fells Up (in Akaslompolo). And it doesn't end there: explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort, hit the slopes at Kids' Land, make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, and join the crowd at Icekarting Levi.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Levi trip maker website .

San Francisco, USA to Levi is an approximately 20-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from San Francisco to Levi, you'll lose 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from San Francisco in February: high temperatures in Levi hover around 24°F and lows are around 13°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Kittila, Seven Fells Up, Yllas Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop, and then see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum, then hit the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Saariselka day trip planning tool .

You can fly from Levi to Saariselka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 22°F, and evening lows to 9°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for wildlife, museums, fun & games, nightlife, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi online tour itinerary planner .

Getting from Saariselka to Rovaniemi by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. February in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of 22°F and lows of 14°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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