10 days in Lapland Itinerary

10 days in Lapland Itinerary

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10 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Saariselka
— 2 nights
2
Levi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
End: Helsinki

2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Do some cultural sightseeing at Siida and Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church. Visiting Urho Kekkonen National Park and Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort will get you outdoors.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Saariselka trip tool .

Helsinki to Saariselka is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Helsinki in January, with highs in Saariselka at -11°C and lows at -20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Siida ©
Siida

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.
Bring the kids along to Safaris and Kid's Land. Get in touch with nature at Levi Ski Resort and Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. There's more to do: admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi and look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Levi itinerary planning site .

You can fly from Saariselka to Levi in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In January in Levi, expect temperatures between -11°C during the day and -21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Safaris

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Get outdoors at Safaris and Syvasenvaara Fell. Get some cultural insight at Arktikum and Christmas House Santa. Next up on the itinerary: get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, make a trip to Lordi's Square, and enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi day trip planning app .

Getting from Levi to Rovaniemi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Levi in January, expect somewhat warmer with lows of -17°C in Rovaniemi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Wildlife
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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