10 days in Lapland Itinerary

10 days in Lapland Itinerary

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10 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Charlotte
Fly:  18​h 30​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
3
Levi
— 2 nights
4
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Charlotte

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 23rd (Sat), identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and then take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge. Keep things going the next day: see Santa Claus Office, then explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery, then fly down the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, and finally stop by Your Piece Of Finland.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Rovaniemi route maker site .

Charlotte, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Time is 7 hours. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Charlotte in March, with highs in Rovaniemi at 30°F and lows at 17°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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Safaris
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop and then get outside with Seven Fells Up. On the next day, get outside with Scandinavian Adventures and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

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You can drive from Rovaniemi to Akaslompolo in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 31°F, and evening lows to 16°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Safaris
Scandinavian Adventures ©
Scandinavian Adventures

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.
On the 27th (Wed), get a taste of the local shopping with Elan Ski Shop & Rental, then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and then relax in the rural setting at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm. On the 28th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Levi Ski Resort.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Levi online visit planner .

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Levi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 31°F, and evening lows to 16°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental

2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
On the 29th (Fri), stroll through Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Sat): examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Urho Kekkonen National Park, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, and finally stop by Shamaan Design - Lappi Shop.

For photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Saariselka online trip builder .

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 March, daytime highs in Saariselka are 29°F, while nighttime lows are 13°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Gold Prospector Museum, Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

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