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 30​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
3
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Luosto
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Tel Aviv

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Arktikum and Rovaniemi Church. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to German Soldier s Cemetery and Rovaniemi Local History Museum. Next up on the itinerary: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, stop by Your Piece Of Finland, and explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi online trip itinerary builder .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Rovaniemi is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. When traveling from Tel Aviv in July, plan for slightly colder days in Rovaniemi, with highs around 22°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Theme Parks Wildlife
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Safaris
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles
Rovaniemi Local History Museum ©
Rovaniemi Local History Museum

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.
On the 4th (Thu), make a trip to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then get all the equipment you need at Elan Ski Shop & Rental, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm. Here are some ideas for day two: ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Levi trip itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Levi can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Take a break from the city and head to Urho Kekkonen National Park and Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Siida. When in Saariselka, make a side trip to see Nature & Wildlife Tours in Inari, approximately 1h 10 min away.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Saariselka planning website .

Traveling by flight from Levi to Saariselka takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. July in Saariselka sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
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Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, then look for all kinds of wild species at Kopara Reindeer Park, and then admire all the interesting features of Amethyst Mine Lapland. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Luosto online vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Luosto takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Luosto, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Luosto

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

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