14 days in Lapland Itinerary

14 days in Lapland Itinerary

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14 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Malmo
Fly + Drive:  10​h 45​min
1
Luosto
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
3
Levi
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + foot + train:  7​h
End: Malmo

2
nights
Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
Get in touch with nature at Pyha-Luosto National Park and Ski Resort Suomutunturi. Go for a jaunt from Luosto to Sodankyla to see Church of Sodankyla about 32 minutes away.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Luosto trip planning site .

Malmo, Sweden to Luosto is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Malmo to Luosto due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Malmo in January: high temperatures in Luosto hover around -13°C and lows are around -22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Luosto

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Pyha-Luosto National Park, Ski Resort Suomutunturi, Church of Sodankyla
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Siida and Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of the city life by going to Urho Kekkonen National Park and Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. When in Saariselka, make a side trip to see Otsamo Fell in Inari, approximately 1h 05 min away.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Saariselka vacation maker tool .

You can drive from Luosto to Saariselka in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Saariselka are -11°C, while nighttime lows are -20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Winter Sports Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Inari
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

4
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Levi Ski Resort and Elan Ski Shop & Rental. Change things up with these side-trips from Levi: Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park (in Muonio) and Snow Village (in Kittila). And it doesn't end there: admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, relax in the rural setting at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, and have some family-friendly fun at G2 Ice Karting Levi.

Before you visit Levi, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Saariselka to Levi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -11°C in January, and nighttime lows around -21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Kittila, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Get some cultural insight at Arktikum and Pilke Science Centre. Next up on the itinerary: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, see Santa Claus Office, and explore and take pictures at Lappi Areena.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi road trip planner .

Drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. February in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of -6°C and lows of -11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Outdoors
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

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