11 days in Lapland Itinerary

11 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Start: New York City
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  20 h 45 min
1
Pyhatunturi
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Levi
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
3
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Posio
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  25 h
End: New York City

1
night
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Kopara Reindeer Park.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Pyhatunturi online travel planner.

New York City, USA to Pyhatunturi is an approximately 24- hour combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in March, expect nights in Pyhatunturi to be much colder, around 11°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 30°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Kopara Reindeer Park
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park

2
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 24th (Sun), experience rural life at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. On the 25th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Levi planning tool.

Drive from Pyhatunturi to Levi in 2.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Levi are 31°F, while nighttime lows are 16°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to catch the bus to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trips

Nature & Wildlife Tours, Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Nature & Wildlife Tours

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort. On the 27th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop, then take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and then get outside with Seven Fells Up.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Akaslompolo tour builder app.

Take a bus from Levi to Akaslompolo in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In March, daytime highs in Akaslompolo are 31°F, while nighttime lows are 16°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Yllas Ski Resort
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Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Safaris
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Christmas House Santa and then stroll through Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy.

You can plan Rovaniemi trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Getting from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 30°F, and evening lows to 17°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Posio.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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Safaris
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy

2
nights
Posio

Posio ©
Posio is a municipality of Finland. For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Posio visit planner.

Drive from Rovaniemi to Posio in 2 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Rovaniemi in March since evenings lows in Posio dip to 12°F. On the 31st (Sun), you're off to home.

Things to do in Posio

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Kuusamo
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Korouoma Canyon ©
Korouoma Canyon
Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre ©
Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre
Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm ©
Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm

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