11 days in Lapland Itinerary

11 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Appleton
Fly:  22 h 15 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Luosto
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  3 h
4
Levi
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  23 h 30 min
End: Appleton

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
When in Rovaniemi, make a side trip to see Ranua Zoo in Ranua, approximately Ranua away. The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, make a trip to Santa Claus Village, get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, and enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Rovaniemi journey planner.

Appleton, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 22.5- hour flight. Traveling from Appleton to Rovaniemi, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Appleton in June, things will get slightly colder in Rovaniemi: highs are around 60°F and lows about 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can go by car to Luosto.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Ranua Zoo
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo

1
night
Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Luosto Adventures, then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Amethyst Mine Lapland, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Luosto.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Luosto tour itinerary maker site.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Luosto by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Luosto are 60°F, while nighttime lows are 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Luosto

Parks Wildlife Trails

Side Trip

Luosto
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland
Luosto ©
Luosto

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): get interesting insight from Tours, then examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum and then fly down the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park.

To find maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Saariselka online travel planner.

You can drive from Luosto to Saariselka in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 57°F, and evening lows to 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Winter Sports Trails

Side Trips

Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, Gold Prospector Museum
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

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.
On the 21st (Sun), make a trip to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage and then get all the equipment you need at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon): view the masterpieces at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, and then stop by Elan Ski Shop & Rental.

To see where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Levi attractions planning site.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Saariselka to Levi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 59°F, and evening lows to 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Adventure Winter Sports

Side Trip

Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

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