11 days in Lapland Itinerary

11 days in Lapland Itinerary

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11 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  18​h
1
Pyhatunturi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Newark


2
nights
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Escape the urban bustle at Pyha-Luosto National Park and Ski Resort Suomutunturi. Go for a jaunt from Pyhatunturi to Sodankyla to see Church of Sodankyla about 1 hour away.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Pyhatunturi online visit planner .

Newark, USA to Pyhatunturi is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. When traveling from Newark in February, plan for much colder days and slightly colder nights in Pyhatunturi: temperatures range from 23°F by day to 12°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Ski Resort Suomutunturi, Pyhatunturi, Amethyst Mine Lapland, Church of Sodankyla
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Pyhatunturi ©
Pyhatunturi
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): glide through natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. On the 19th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour and then stroll through Yllas Ski Resort.

Plan trip to Akaslompolo with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Pyhatunturi to Akaslompolo takes 3 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Akaslompolo can reach 24°F, while at night they dip to 13°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Yllas Ski Resort
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Safaris

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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort. Keep things going the next day: stop by Elan Ski Shop & Rental, explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, then make a trip to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally get your game on at Kid's Land.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Levi using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Levi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February in Levi, expect temperatures between 24°F during the day and 13°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Adventure
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): make a trip to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat): look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland, make a trip to Lordi's Square, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and finally find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi road trip planner.

You can drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. February in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of 22°F and lows of 14°F at night. On the 24th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Outdoors Tours
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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