11 days in Lapland Itinerary

11 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Boston
Fly + Drive:  17 h 30 min
1
Pyhatunturi
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  3 h
3
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  16 h
End: Boston

1
night
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Kopara Reindeer Park and then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Pyhatunturi online route planner.

Boston, USA to Pyhatunturi is an approximately 18- hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Boston to Pyhatunturi. Traveling from Boston in July, things will get slightly colder in Pyhatunturi: highs are around 68°F and lows about 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Luosto
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Urho Kekkonen National Park and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Explore Saariselka's surroundings by going to Inari (Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church & Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center). categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. There's still lots to do: get your game on at Saariselka Bowling.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Saariselka online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Pyhatunturi to Saariselka takes 2.5 hours. July in Saariselka sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 49°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Levi.

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
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort. On the next day, shop like a local with Elan Ski Shop & Rental, make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Levi trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Saariselka to Levi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. July in Levi sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Adventure

Side Trip

Giewont Husky Adventures
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental
Giewont Husky Adventures ©
Giewont Husky Adventures

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Escape the urban bustle at Safaris and Syvasenvaara Fell. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, see Santa Claus Office, and pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Rovaniemi online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Levi to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Theme Parks Parks
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Safaris
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus

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