13 days in Lapland Itinerary

13 days in Lapland Itinerary

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13 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Dusseldorf
Fly:  8​h
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Pyhatunturi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Saariselka
— 2 nights
5
Levi
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
6
Akaslompolo
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Dusseldorf

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 15th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, then get curious at Pilke Science Centre, and finally identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi driving holiday planning site .

Dusseldorf, Germany to Rovaniemi is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Eastern European Time is 1 hour. When traveling from Dusseldorf in April, plan for cooler days and little chillier nights in Rovaniemi: temperatures range from 3°C by day to -3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Outdoors Wildlife
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

2
nights
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park. On the 18th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: fly down the slopes at Pyhatunturi and then identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Pyhatunturi day trip planning site .

Drive from Rovaniemi to Pyhatunturi in 2 hours. April in Pyhatunturi sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Kopara Reindeer Park, Pyhatunturi
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Pyhatunturi ©
Pyhatunturi

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): fly down the slopes at Salla Ski Resort, learn about all things military at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction, and then contemplate the long history of Paikanselan Taistelualue.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Salla visit site .

Getting from Pyhatunturi to Salla by car takes about 2 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Salla

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort

2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, and then explore the striking landscape of Urho Kekkonen National Park. On your second day here, fly down the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

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

Traveling by car from Salla to Saariselka takes 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in April, and nighttime lows around -6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Levi.

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

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 22nd (Mon): ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort. On the next day, wander the streets of Ounasjoki - River for activities, then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, then admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, and finally relax in the rural setting at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Levi driving holiday planning app .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Saariselka to Levi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in April, and nighttime lows around -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi

3
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Get outdoors at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park and Safaris. Take a break from Akaslompolo with a short trip to Snow Village in Kittila, about 32 minutes away.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Akaslompolo driving holiday site .

Getting from Levi to Akaslompolo by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Akaslompolo can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Snow Village, Yllas Ski Resort, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Safaris
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

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