14 days in Lapland Itinerary

14 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Barcelona
Fly + Drive:  10 h 15 min
1
Levi
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  3 h
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Ounasjoki - River for activities and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Take a break from the city and head to Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park and Elan Ski Shop & Rental. Step out of Levi with an excursion to Seven Fells Up in Akaslompolo--about 1h 05 min away. There's more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Kids' Land.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Levi itinerary builder tool.

Barcelona, Spain to Levi is an approximately 10.5- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Barcelona in August, expect Levi to be colder, temps between 19°C and 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Seven Fells Up, 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 ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Angry Birds Activity Park. Do some cultural sightseeing at Gold Prospector Museum and Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Saariselka: Inari (Juutua Nature Trail, Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, &more). categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. There's still lots to do: hit the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park and look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Saariselka day trip planner.

Getting from Levi to Saariselka by combination of flight and bus takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In August in Saariselka, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
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Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park

2
nights
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): get a taste of the local shopping with Museum - Gallery Alariesto, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at Luosto Adventures, and then identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park. On the next day, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To find other places to visit and other tourist information, use the Pyhatunturi trip planner.

You can drive from Saariselka to Pyhatunturi in 2.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Pyhatunturi are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Luosto, Museum - Gallery Alariesto
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
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.
Kids will enjoy SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus and Pilke Science Centre. Explore hidden gems such as Korouoma Canyon and German Soldier s Cemetery. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, see Santa Claus Office, pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, and don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi road trip planning tool.

Getting from Pyhatunturi to Rovaniemi by car takes about 2 hours. August in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Tours Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Korouoma Canyon
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Korouoma Canyon ©
Korouoma Canyon
Safaris
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery

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