14 days in Lapland Itinerary

14 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
2
Pyhatunturi
— 2 nights
3
Saariselka
— 3 nights
4
Levi
— 4 nights

4
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Visit Rovaniemi Church and Maupertuis Memorial for their historical value. Bring the kids along to Arktikum and Santa Claus Village. Change things up with a short trip to Kemi Church in Kemi (about 1h 45 min away). Next up on the itinerary: explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery, look for all kinds of wild species at Arctic Emotions Oy, stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, and wander the wide-open spaces of Napapiirin Porofarmi.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi tour planner.

Barcelona, Spain to Rovaniemi is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In August, Rovaniemi is cooler than Barcelona - with highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kemi Church, Maupertuis Memorial
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Safaris
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus

2
nights
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
On the 23rd (Fri), view the masterpieces at Museum - Gallery Alariesto, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Sodankyla, and then do some two-wheel cruising with Luosto Adventures. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Pyhatunturi travel site.

Drive from Rovaniemi to Pyhatunturi in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in August, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Sodankyla, Luosto Adventures
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla

3
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center and Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church. Family-friendly places like Urho Kekkonen National Park and Angry Birds Activity Park will thrill your kids. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Saariselka: Inari (The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church, &more). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel and stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop.

To find other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Saariselka trip site.

Traveling by car from Pyhatunturi to Saariselka takes 2.5 hours. August in Saariselka sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

Inari
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

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Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Sarestoniemi Museum and LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery. Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins and Samiland are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of Levi to go to Kittila and see Nature & Wildlife Tours, which is approximately 50 minutes away. Spend the 29th (Thu) on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. It doesn't end there: visit Ounasjoki - River for activities and look for gifts at Elan Ski Shop & Rental.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Levi travel route builder.

Fly from Saariselka to Levi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Levi sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips

Nature & Wildlife Tours, Sarestoniemi Museum, Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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