10 days in Lapland Itinerary

10 days in Lapland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lapland route planner

©
This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

10 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Sacramento
Drive + Fly:  25​h
1
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Levi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + subway + train:  19​h
End: Sacramento

2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): stroll through Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, then explore the striking landscape of Urho Kekkonen National Park, and then find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park.

To see other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Saariselka trip planner .

Sacramento, USA to Saariselka is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 10 hours. Traveling from Sacramento in January, things will get cooler in Saariselka: highs are around 15°F and lows about 1°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel
Find places to stay Jan 3 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Angry Birds Activity Park ©
Angry Birds Activity Park

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.
Go for a jaunt from Levi to Kittila to see Snow Village about 46 minutes away. On the 7th (Mon), ski the day away in the pristine settings at Levi Ski Resort. There's much more to do: explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, relax in the rural setting at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Levi day trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Saariselka to Levi in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 15°F, and evening lows to -1°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Kittila
Find places to stay Jan 5 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Snow Village ©
Snow Village
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 9th (Wed), take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and then get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village. On the 10th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, then get in on the family fun at SantaPark, then enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office, and finally don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Rovaniemi trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Levi in January, plan for a bit warmer nights in Rovaniemi, with lows around 6°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Wildlife Tours
Find places to stay Jan 8 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

Similar Plans

11 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 11 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM ITALY February, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: February, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM ISRAEL June, romantic, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, romantic, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 5 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 8 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM VIETNAM December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 6 days in Helsinki & Lapland BY A USER FROM INDONESIA June, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in Lapland & Helsinki BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, romantic, historic sites, museums, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, romantic, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 5 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy
View more plans