12 days in Lapland Itinerary

12 days in Lapland Itinerary

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12 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  11​h
1
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
2
Kemi
— Few hours
3
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
4
Levi
— 3 nights
5
Saariselka
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Luosto
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Tel Aviv

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 2nd (Sat), get outside with TravelHouse, then pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, and then get in on the family fun at SantaPark. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun): make a trip to Lordi's Square, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi online journey planner .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Rovaniemi is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Tel Aviv in March, with highs in Rovaniemi at -1°C and lows at -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Kemi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Theme Parks Wildlife
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

few
hours
Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): explore the world behind art at Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery).

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Kemi trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Rovaniemi to Kemi by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. March in Kemi sees daily highs of 0°C and lows of -10°C at night. On the 4th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Kemi

Museums
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Sampo Icebreaker ©
Sampo Icebreaker

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): head outdoors with Seven Fells Up and then glide through natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Konijanka Petting Zoo, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Yllas Ski Resort, and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Akaslompolo vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Kemi to Akaslompolo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In March, daytime highs in Akaslompolo are 0°C, while nighttime lows are -10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Yllas Ski Resort, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Safaris

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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.
On the 7th (Thu), glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Snow Village, explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, then make a trip to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally get your game on at Kid's Land.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Levi trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Levi in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Levi can reach 0°C, while at night they dip to -10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Adventure Winter Sports

Side Trip

Snow Village
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Snow Village ©
Snow Village

1
night
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): hit the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Saariselka trip maker .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Levi to Saariselka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to -1°C, and evening lows to -12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park

2
nights
Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
On the 11th (Mon), identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park, then hit the slopes at Pyhatunturi, and then admire all the interesting features of Amethyst Mine Lapland.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Luosto trip itinerary app .

Getting from Saariselka to Luosto by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -1°C in March, and nighttime lows around -13°C. On the 12th (Tue), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Luosto

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Pyhatunturi
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland
Pyhatunturi ©
Pyhatunturi

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