14 days in Lapland Itinerary

14 days in Lapland Itinerary

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14 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Barcelona
Fly + Drive:  10​h 15​min
1
Levi
— 3 nights
2
Saariselka
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Pyhatunturi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Barcelona

3
nights
Levi

Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. Step out of the city life by going to Elan Ski Shop & Rental and Seven Fells Up. There's more to do: wander the streets of Ounasjoki - River for activities and enjoy some diversion at Kids' Land.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Levi trip planning site .

Barcelona, Spain to Levi is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 1 hour. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Barcelona in August: high temperatures in Levi hover around 19°C and lows are around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Winter Sports Trails

Side Trips

Seven Fells Up, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Nature & Wildlife Tours
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up

4
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Urho Kekkonen National Park and Gold Prospector Museum. Escape the urban bustle at Lake Inari and Juutua Nature Trail. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Saariselka: Inari (Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church & Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center). On the 24th (Sat), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Saariselka online trip itinerary builder .

Fly from Levi to Saariselka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Saariselka can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

2
nights
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
On the 26th (Mon), take in the exciting artwork at Museum - Gallery Alariesto, then do some two-wheel cruising with Luosto Adventures, and then identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Pyhatunturi online journey maker .

You can drive from Saariselka to Pyhatunturi in 2.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Luosto, Museum - Gallery Alariesto
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park

4
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Bring the kids along to Pilke Science Centre and SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus. Take a break from the city and head to Korouoma Canyon and Safaris. The adventure continues: explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Pyhatunturi to Rovaniemi in 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Korouoma Canyon
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Safaris

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