10 days in Lapland Itinerary

10 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Fly
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Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive
2
Pyhatunturi
— 1 night
Drive
3
Saariselka
— 1 night
Drive
4
Ivalo
— 2 nights
Fly
5
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive to Kittilä Airport, Fly to George Bush Intercontinental Houston Airport

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1
night
Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas and then let the kids burn off some steam at Angry Birds Park. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, then take in the dramatic scenery at Auttikongas, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary website.

Houston, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually an 8 hour difference. In October, Rovaniemi is much colder than Houston - with highs of 37°F and lows of 30°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks
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Must see
Safaris
4.4
Auttikongas ©
Waterfall
Auttikongas
4.6
Angry Birds Park ©
Playground
Angry Birds Park
4.4

1
night
Pyhatunturi

Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): fly down the slopes at Pyhatunturi, identify plant and animal life at Luosto Adventures, then take in the awesome beauty at Luosto, and finally go deep underground at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Pyhatunturi trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Pyhatunturi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, daytime highs in Pyhatunturi are 37°F, while nighttime lows are 28°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Luosto ©
Mountain
Luosto
4.2
Pyhatunturi ©
Ski Area
Pyhatunturi
4.6

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum, get in on the family fun at Angry Birds Activity Park, then gear up at Polar Creek, and finally look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Saariselka trip planner.

Getting from Pyhatunturi to Saariselka by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. Expect a daytime high around 37°F in October, and nighttime lows around 28°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can go by car to Ivalo.

Things to do in Saariselka

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trip

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Polar Creek ©
Kayaking / Canoeing
Polar Creek
4.9
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Gold Prospector Museum
4.4

2
nights
Ivalo

Ivalo is a village in the municipality of Inari, Lapland, Finland, located on the Ivalo River 20km south of Lake Inari. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and then see Northern Lights Riders. On the 14th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, hike along Juutua Nature Trail, and then relax in the rural setting at Tuula's Reindeer.

To see reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Ivalo trip tool.

Ivalo is very close to Saariselka. Expect a daytime high around 37°F in October, and nighttime lows around 28°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Ivalo

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Museums

Side Trip

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2
nights
Levi

Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort.

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Fly from Ivalo to Levi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. In October in Levi, expect temperatures between 37°F during the day and 27°F at night. On the 16th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Winter Sports

Side Trip

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Levi Ski Resort ©
Must see
Levi Ski Resort
4.4

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