13 days in Lapland Itinerary

13 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
2
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
3
Levi
— 2 nights
4
Saariselka
— 3 nights
5
Pyhatunturi
— 1 night
6
Posio
— 1 night

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Arktikum and then don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square. On your second day here, engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, thensee Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

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Seattle, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Seattle to Rovaniemi is 10 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Seattle in October: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around °F and lows are around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
On the 21st (Sun), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park and then take in the dramatic natural features at Keimiotunturi Fell. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon): take an exotic tour of a safari tour and then head outdoors with Seven Fells Up.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Akaslompolo travel route planning app.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Akaslompolo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Muonio
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Safaris
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up

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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. Keep things going the next day: join the crowd at Icekarting Levi.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Levi trip app.

Drive from Akaslompolo to Levi in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in October, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Trails Outdoors Parks
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, and then fly down the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park. On your second day here, fly down the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Saariselka driving holiday planner.

Getting from Levi to Saariselka by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In October in Saariselka, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel ©
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel

1
night
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Pyhatunturi road trip website.

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Pyhatunturi takes 2.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Pyhatunturi are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Posio.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Nature Parks
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park

1
night
Posio

Posio ©
Posio is a municipality of Finland. On the 28th (Sun), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Riisitunturi National Park.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Posio trip website.

You can drive from Pyhatunturi to Posio in 2.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Posio can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Posio

Nature Parks Museums
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Riisitunturi National Park ©
Riisitunturi National Park
Pentik Hill ©
Pentik Hill

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