12 days in Lapland Itinerary

12 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  22 h 30 min
1
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Luosto
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Levi
— 3 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
4
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  22 h
End: San Francisco

2
nights
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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Wed): hit the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Saariselka road trip planner.

San Francisco, USA to Saariselka is an approximately 22- hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10 hours traveling from San Francisco to Saariselka. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in February; daily highs in Saariselka reach 22°F and lows reach 9°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Saariselka

Theme Parks Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, Gold Prospector Museum
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Angry Birds Activity Park ©
Angry Birds Activity Park
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

1
night
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 8th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Kopara Reindeer Park.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Luosto vacation planner.

Drive from Saariselka to Luosto in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Luosto can reach 23°F, while at night they dip to 12°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Luosto

Parks Wildlife
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park

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 9th (Sat): visit Inghams Mini Husky Experience, get interesting insight from Tours, then make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, and finally join the crowd at Icekarting Levi. On the 10th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hit the slopes at Levi Ski Resort.

For where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Levi trip itinerary tool.

Drive from Luosto to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. February in Levi sees daily highs of 24°F and lows of 13°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can catch the bus to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trip

Kittila
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, and then stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop. Keep things going the next day: get outside with Seven Fells Up, then look for all kinds of wild species at Konijanka Petting Zoo, and then hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Akaslompolo trip planner.

Traveling by bus from Levi to Akaslompolo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. February in Akaslompolo sees daily highs of 24°F and lows of 13°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 13th (Wed), revel in the low prices at Marttiini Store Old Factory, then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and finally explore the world behind art at Korundi House of Culture. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, then examine the collection at Christmas House Santa, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

Make your Rovaniemi itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach 22°F, while at night they dip to 14°F. On the 15th (Fri), you're off to home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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