12 days in Lapland, Central Finland & Southwest Finland Itinerary

12 days in Lapland, Central Finland & Southwest Finland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 1 night
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Levi
— 3 nights
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Saariselka
— 2 nights
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Jyvaskyla
— 1 day
5
Turku
— 2 nights

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Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sun): fly down the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour. On your second day here, look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, then explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip website.

Jakarta, Indonesia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Western Indonesia Time (WIB) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 5 hours. In March, Rovaniemi is much colder than Jakarta - with highs of -1°C and lows of -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Tours
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Safaris
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Escape the urban bustle at Levi Ski Resort and Elan Ski Shop & Rental. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kids' Land and Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm. Step out of Levi with an excursion to Seven Fells Up in Akaslompolo--about 1h 5 min away. There's more to do: view the masterpieces at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Levi vacation site.

Drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. April in Levi sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Tours

Side Trip

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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): hit the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: fly down the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Saariselka trip itinerary planning tool.

You can fly from Levi to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in April, and nighttime lows around -6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Tours
Find places to stay Apr 4 — 6:
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park

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Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, stroll around Maki-Matin perhepuisto, then learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Central Finland, and finally learn about all things military at Finnish Air Force Museum.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Jyvaskyla road trip site.

Fly from Saariselka to Jyvaskyla in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Saariselka, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Jyvaskyla, ranging from highs of 7°C to lows of -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums · Parks · Fun & Games
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Finnish Air Force Museum ©
Finnish Air Force Museum
Maki-Matin perhepuisto
Maki-Matin perhepuisto
Room Escape Games

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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): browse the collection at Turku City Library, wander the streets of Naantali Old Town, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at The Archipelago Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and then kick back and relax at Vepsa Island.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Turku trip tool.

Traveling by car from Jyvaskyla to Turku takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in April, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 7 — 9:
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The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail
Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town
Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island

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