10 days in Lapland Itinerary

10 days in Lapland Itinerary

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10 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly:  18​h 45​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 3 nights
3
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Fly:  23​h 15​min
End: Washington DC

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for theme parks, wildlife, museums, fun & games, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, and stop by Your Piece Of Finland.

For ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip itinerary maker tool .

Washington DC, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 19-hour flight. You can also do a combination of subway, bus, and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Washington DC to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Washington DC, expect colder days and a bit cooler nights in Rovaniemi, ranging from highs of 22°F to lows of 14°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Levi side-trips: Safaris (in Akaslompolo) and Snow Village (in Kittila). On the 25th (Tue), ski the day away in the pristine settings at Levi Ski Resort. There's still lots to do: explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, have some family-friendly fun at Kid's Land, make a trip to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and gear up at Elan Ski Shop & Rental.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Levi road trip planner .

Getting from Rovaniemi to Levi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. February in Levi sees daily highs of 24°F and lows of 13°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trips

Kittila, Safaris
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Snow Village ©
Snow Village

2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Urho Kekkonen National Park, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel. Here are some ideas for day two: fly down the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Saariselka day trip website .

Traveling by flight from Levi to Saariselka takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February in Saariselka, expect temperatures between 22°F during the day and 9°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

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