13 days in Lapland Itinerary

13 days in Lapland Itinerary

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13 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  16​h 15​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
3
Levi
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
4
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Luosto
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  18​h 30​min
End: San Francisco

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi and Feelapland. Take a break from the city and head to Auttikongas and Syvasenvaara Fell. Next up on the itinerary: get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, see Santa Claus Office, and stop by Your Piece Of Finland.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip builder app .

San Francisco, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of subway and flight; or do a combination of subway, flight, taxi, bus, and train. You'll lose 10 hours traveling from San Francisco to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Francisco in June, things will get a bit cooler in Rovaniemi: highs are around 60°F and lows about 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas
Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi ©
Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi

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Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
On the 21st (Fri), explore the activities along Pakasaivo and then ski along the peaceful trails at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat): get outside with Scandinavian Adventures and then get outside with Seven Fells Up.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Akaslompolo day trip planner .

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Akaslompolo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Akaslompolo are 59°F, while nighttime lows are 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Muonio
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Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Scandinavian Adventures ©
Scandinavian Adventures
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

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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 23rd (Sun), experience rural life at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, then wander the streets of Ounasjoki - River for activities, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and finally experience rural life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm. On the 24th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Levi tour itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Levi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 59°F, and evening lows to 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, Nature & Wildlife Tours
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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Saariselka

Saariselka ©
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Urho Kekkonen National Park and Lake Inari. Get in touch with nature at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus and Inari Reindeerfarm. On the 27th (Thu), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Saariselka trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Levi to Saariselka takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in Saariselka, expect temperatures between 57°F during the day and 43°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Inari
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari

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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 28th (Fri), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Kopara Reindeer Park.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Luosto trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Luosto takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 60°F, and evening lows to 44°F. On the 29th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can 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

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