14 days in Lapland Itinerary

14 days in Lapland Itinerary

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14 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Abu Dhabi
Fly:  20​h
1
Saariselka
— 3 nights
2
Levi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Rovaniemi
— 5 nights
+2
Fly + train + bus:  13​h 15​min
End: Abu Dhabi

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Popular historic sites such as Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church are in your itinerary. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Urho Kekkonen National Park and Lake Inari. Venture out of the city with trips to Inari (Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, & more). On the 3rd (Sat), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

For photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Saariselka trip itinerary planner.

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates to Saariselka is an approximately 20-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Abu Dhabi to Saariselka. Traveling from Abu Dhabi in August, expect Saariselka to be colder, temps between 19°C and 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Inari
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Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Elan Ski Shop & Rental and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Escape the urban bustle at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park and Levi Ski Resort. Take a break from Levi with a short trip to Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins in Muonio, about 1h 05 min away.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Levi journey app .

You can fly from Saariselka to Levi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August in Levi, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Trails Winter Sports

Side Trips

Muonio, Nature & Wildlife Tours
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Nature & Wildlife Tours

5
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
German Soldier s Cemetery and Maupertuis Memorial will appeal to history buffs. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Korouoma Canyon and Rovaniemi Church. Explore Rovaniemi's surroundings by going to Church of Sodankyla (in Sodankyla) and Kopara Reindeer Park (in Luosto). And it doesn't end there: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, see Santa Claus Office, and don't miss a visit to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip maker app .

You can drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Church of Sodankyla, Korouoma Canyon, Maupertuis Memorial, Kopara Reindeer Park
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Korouoma Canyon ©
Korouoma Canyon
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery

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