14 days in Lapland Itinerary

14 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Reno
Fly + Bus:  22 h
1
Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Levi
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  3 h
3
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Pelkosenniemi
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  23 h 15 min
End: Reno

4
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for wildlife, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, see Santa Claus Office, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip planner.

Reno, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 22.5- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Traveling from Reno to Rovaniemi, you'll lose 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Reno in November, expect nights in Rovaniemi to be a bit cooler, around 20°F, while days are colder, around 28°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Safaris
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

3
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.
Explore Levi's surroundings by going to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage (in Kittila) and Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park (in Muonio). The adventure continues: grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort, hit the slopes at Kids' Land, identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and join the crowd at Icekarting Levi.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Levi online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in November, expect little chillier with lows of 15°F in Levi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Kittila, Yllas Ski Resort, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Urho Kekkonen National Park, look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop, and then examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour and then examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Saariselka travel tool.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Levi to Saariselka takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 27°F, and evening lows to 16°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Pelkosenniemi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Museums Tours

Side Trips

Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, Gold Prospector Museum
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

3
nights
Pelkosenniemi

Pelkosenniemi ©
Pelkosenniemi is a municipality of Finland.Pelkosenniemi is located in the province of Lapland. Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): fly down the slopes at Pyhatunturi. On the 22nd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the awesome beauty at Luosto, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Sodankyla, and then take in the exciting artwork at Museum - Gallery Alariesto.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Pelkosenniemi attractions planner.

You can drive from Saariselka to Pelkosenniemi in 2.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 26°F, and evening lows to 17°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pelkosenniemi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Sodankyla
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Pyhatunturi ©
Pyhatunturi
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla
Luosto ©
Luosto

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