13 days in Lapland Itinerary

13 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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
Bus + Fly:  3 h
5
Levi
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
6
Akaslompolo
— 3 nights
Drive + 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 your second day here, stop by Your Piece Of Finland, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, then get curious at Pilke Science Centre, and finally take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To see reviews and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary builder website.

Dusseldorf, Germany to Rovaniemi is an approximately 7.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Dusseldorf to Rovaniemi, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dusseldorf in April, you will find days in Rovaniemi are colder (3°C), and nights are little chillier (-3°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

2
nights
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Pyhatunturi and then identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Pyhatunturi online travel route planner.

Drive from Rovaniemi to Pyhatunturi in 2 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Pyhatunturi can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Salla.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Nature Winter Sports

Side Trips

Pyhatunturi, Kopara Reindeer Park
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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. On the 19th (Fri), fly down the slopes at Salla Ski Resort, take an in-depth tour of Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction, and then contemplate the long history of Paikanselan Taistelualue.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Salla tour itinerary builder site.

Getting from Pyhatunturi to Salla by car takes about 2 hours. In April in Salla, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Salla

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction ©
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction
Paikanselan Taistelualue ©
Paikanselan Taistelualue

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.
On the 20th (Sat), get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, then pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, and then hit the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park. On the 21st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get all the equipment you need at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Saariselka trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Salla to Saariselka in 4 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Saariselka can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

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

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 22nd (Mon), explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue): make a trip to Ounasjoki - River for activities, join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Levi trip itinerary builder.

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

Things to do in Levi

Parks Tours Adventure
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

3
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Take a break from the city and head to Yllas Ski Resort and Safaris. Venture out of the city with trips to Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park (in Muonio) and Lapland Hotels SnowVillage (in Kittila).

For traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Akaslompolo online travel route planner.

You can take a bus from Levi to Akaslompolo in an hour. Another option is to drive. In April in Akaslompolo, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Yllas Ski Resort, Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
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Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Safaris
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

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