11 days in Lapland Itinerary

11 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly + Bus:  11 h
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Kemi
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
3
Levi
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
4
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Luosto
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  12 h 30 min
End: Tel Aviv

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 2nd (Sat), see Santa Claus Office and then make a trip to Santa Claus Village. On the 3rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get curious at Pilke Science Centre, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

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

Tel Aviv, Israel to Rovaniemi is an approximately 11.5- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Tel Aviv in March, expect Rovaniemi to be colder, temps between -1°C and -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Kemi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Wildlife Tours
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

1
night
Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. You've now added SnowCastle of Kemi to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): head outdoors with SnowCastle of Kemi and then visit Sampo Icebreaker.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Kemi tour itinerary maker.

Take a train from Rovaniemi to Kemi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In March, daily temperatures in Kemi can reach 0°C, while at night they dip to -10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Kemi

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors
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SnowCastle of Kemi ©
SnowCastle of Kemi
Sampo Icebreaker ©
Sampo Icebreaker

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 5th (Tue): make a trip to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, then browse the exhibits of LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally fly down the slopes at Kids' Land. On the next day, explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Levi online attractions planner.

Getting from Kemi to Levi by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 0°C, and evening lows to -10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Winter Sports Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

3
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.
Go for a jaunt from Saariselka to Inari to see Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center about 1 hour away. categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. There's still lots to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, and hit the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park.

To find other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Saariselka trip builder site.

Getting from Levi to Saariselka by combination of flight and bus takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Saariselka can reach -1°C, while at night they dip to -12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can go by car to Luosto.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trip

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

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 10th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park and then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Luosto vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Luosto takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -1°C in March, and nighttime lows around -13°C. You will leave for home on the 11th (Mon).

Things to do in Luosto

Wildlife Parks
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

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