13 days in Lapland Itinerary

13 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Fly
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Pyhatunturi
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Salla
— 1 night
Drive
4
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Fly
5
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive
6
Akaslompolo
— 3 nights
Drive to Kittilä Airport, Fly to Düsseldorf Airport

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2
nights
Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

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.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary builder website.

Dusseldorf, Germany to Rovaniemi is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. 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 · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
Find places to stay Apr 14 — 16:

2
nights
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.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, 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 · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 16 — 18:

1
night
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 where to stay, photos, other places to visit, 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 · Museums
Find places to stay Apr 18 — 19:

2
nights
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.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, 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 · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 19 — 21:

2
nights
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): don't miss a visit to Ounasjoki - River for activities, take a memorable tour with Tours, then join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, and finally relax in the rural setting at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Levi day trip planning app.

Getting from Saariselka to Levi by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Levi can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Winter Sports
Find places to stay Apr 21 — 23:

3
nights
Akaslompolo

Take a break from the city and head to Yllas Ski Resort and Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. Change things up with a short trip to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage in Kittila (about 32 minutes away).

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Akaslompolo online trip maker.

You can drive from Levi to Akaslompolo in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Akaslompolo are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 23 — 26:

Lapland travel guide

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Landmarks · Safaris · Nightlife
The wild expanses of Lapland promise spectacular scenery, adventure, and rich cultural experiences. As the country's northernmost region, it sits well above the Arctic Circle. Despite also being the largest region, in Lapland just 3.4 percent of the Finnish population calls this great stretch of land home, leaving plenty of room for pristine lakes, dense forest, and seven unspoiled national parks. An abundance of well-marked trails await hikers of all levels, while more remote and rugged adventures beckon experienced explorers. Music is of particular importance in these parts, so try to catch a concert or dance performance during your stay.