10 days in Lapland Itinerary

10 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Start: Milan
Fly:  15 h 15 min
1
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  3 h
2
Levi
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
3
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  8 h 30 min
End: Milan

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center and Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel. Take a break from the city and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. When in Saariselka, make a side trip to see Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church in Inari, approximately Inari away. There's still lots to do: fly down the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Saariselka attractions planner.

Milan, Italy to Saariselka is an approximately 15- hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Milan to Saariselka due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Milan in February, things will get cooler in Saariselka: highs are around -6°C and lows about -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Inari
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

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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 25th (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Levi Ski Resort. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, then join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, and then take a stroll through Ounasjoki - River for activities.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Levi tour itinerary maker app.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Saariselka to Levi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Levi can reach -5°C, while at night they dip to -12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a bus to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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nights
Akaslompolo

Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): take an exotic tour of a safari tour and then stroll through Yllas Ski Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage and then head outdoors with Seven Fells Up.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Akaslompolo online day trip planner.

Traveling by bus from Levi to Akaslompolo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In February, daytime highs in Akaslompolo are -5°C, while nighttime lows are -12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, Yllas Ski Resort
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Safaris
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

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nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and finally make a trip to Lordi's Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Christmas House Santa, see Santa Claus Office, and then make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip planner.

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between -6°C during the day and -11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Wildlife Outdoors
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

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