12 days in Lapland Itinerary

12 days in Lapland Itinerary

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12 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly + Drive:  10​h
1
Pyhatunturi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Saariselka
— 3 nights
3
Levi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Brussels

2
nights
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
On the 21st (Mon), identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue): fly down the slopes at Pyhatunturi and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at Luosto Adventures.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Pyhatunturi sightseeing planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Pyhatunturi is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Brussels in October: highs in Pyhatunturi hover around 3°C, while lows dip to -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Luosto, Pyhatunturi
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Pyhatunturi ©
Pyhatunturi

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Change things up with these side-trips from Saariselka: Inari (Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, & more).

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Saariselka trip itinerary site .

Getting from Pyhatunturi to Saariselka by car takes about 2.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Saariselka can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Trails Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Inari
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus

3
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park in Muonio (about 58 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Yllas Ski Resort, stop by Elan Ski Shop & Rental, don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, and have some family-friendly fun at G2 ICEKARTING.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Levi travel route builder website .

Traveling by flight from Saariselka to Levi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Levi can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Giewont Husky Adventures, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Yllas Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for wildlife, museums, fun & games, nightlife, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, and see Santa Claus Office.

To see reviews and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi visit planning app .

Drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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