11 days in Lapland Itinerary

11 days in Lapland Itinerary

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11 days in Lapland Itinerary

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
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.
Step out of Rovaniemi to go to Ranua and see Ranua Zoo, which is approximately 1h 05 min away. The adventure continues: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, see Santa Claus Office, look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, and find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

To see maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip itinerary site .

Appleton, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern European Time is 8 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Appleton in June, with highs in Rovaniemi at 60°F and lows at 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

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

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Kopara Reindeer Park, get out on two wheels at Luosto Adventures, then go deep underground at Amethyst Mine Lapland, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Luosto.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Luosto trip planner .

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Luosto in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 60°F, and evening lows to 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Luosto

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

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 ©
On the 19th (Fri), surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, then see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum and then hit the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Saariselka travel route app .

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. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Winter Sports Nature

Side Trips

Gold Prospector Museum, Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): make a trip to Snow Village and then grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the galleries of LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, and finally gear up at Elan Ski Shop & Rental.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Levi online driving holiday planner .

Fly from Saariselka to Levi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Levi can reach 59°F, while at night they dip to 44°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Winter Sports

Side Trip

Snow Village
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Snow Village ©
Snow Village
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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