12 days in Lapland Itinerary

12 days in Lapland Itinerary

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12 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Groningen
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Pyhatunturi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
4
Levi
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Groningen

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Arktikum and Korundi House of Culture are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get outdoors at Safaris and Auttikongas. Next up on the itinerary: find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, see the interesting displays at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, and make a trip to Santa Claus Office.

To find reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary website .

Groningen, The Netherlands to Rovaniemi is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Groningen to Rovaniemi is 1 hour. While traveling from Groningen, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Rovaniemi, ranging from highs of 18°C to lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Theme Parks Nature
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Safaris
Korundi House of Culture ©
Korundi House of Culture

2
nights
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park, and then admire all the interesting features of Amethyst Mine Lapland.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Pyhatunturi route planning tool .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Pyhatunturi takes 2 hours. In June, daytime highs in Pyhatunturi are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to 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 ©
Appreciate the collections at Siida and Gold Prospector Museum. Visiting Urho Kekkonen National Park and Nature & Wildlife Tours will get you outdoors. On the 11th (Tue), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Saariselka vacation planner .

You can drive from Pyhatunturi to Saariselka in 2.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trips

Gold Prospector Museum, Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): gear up at Levi Ski Resort. On the 13th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Elan Ski Shop & Rental, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and then explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Levi visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Saariselka to Levi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in Levi, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 7°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 14th (Fri).

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Trails
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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