14 days in Lapland Itinerary

14 days in Lapland Itinerary

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14 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  16​h 15​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Luosto
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Saariselka
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  3​h
4
Levi
— 3 nights
Fly:  20​h 30​min
End: New York City


2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Get outdoors at Safaris and Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy. The adventure continues: find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, stop by Your Piece Of Finland, make a trip to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas, and explore and take pictures at Lappi Areena.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi day trip planning tool .

New York City, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from New York City to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from New York City in March, with highs in Rovaniemi at 30°F and lows at 17°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can go by car to Luosto.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Theme Parks Winter Sports
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

3
nights
Luosto

Luosto ©
Take a break from the city and head to Pyha-Luosto National Park and Ski Resort Suomutunturi.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Luosto trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Rovaniemi to Luosto in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Luosto when traveling from Rovaniemi in March, with lows around 11°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Luosto

Parks Nature Winter Sports

Side Trips

Ski Resort Suomutunturi, Luosto, Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland
Luosto ©
Luosto

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Step out of the city life by going to Urho Kekkonen National Park and Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Step out of Saariselka with an excursion to Siida in Inari--about 1h 05 min away.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Saariselka day trip app .

You can drive from Luosto to Saariselka in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Saariselka are 29°F, while nighttime lows are 13°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trip

Siida
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Siida ©
Siida

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Levi Ski Resort and Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm. Change things up with these side-trips from Levi: Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park (in Muonio) and Seven Fells Up (in Akaslompolo). There's still lots to do: admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Levi online route planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Saariselka to Levi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 31°F, and evening lows to 16°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Seven Fells Up
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi

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