14 days in Lapland, Wild Taiga & Lakeland Itinerary

14 days in Lapland, Wild Taiga & Lakeland Itinerary

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14 days in Lapland, Wild Taiga & Lakeland Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 3 nights
3
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
4
Suomussalmi
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h
5
Kuhmo
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
6
Tampere
— 2 nights
Fly:  19​h 15​min
End: Newark


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2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Explore Lapland, Shaman Huskies and Luosto. The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village and see Santa Claus Office.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi attractions planning site .

Newark, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Newark to Rovaniemi is 7 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Newark in March, with highs in Rovaniemi at 30°F and lows at 17°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Tours Wildlife Outdoors

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Luosto
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Explore Lapland ©
Explore Lapland
Shaman Huskies ©
Shaman Huskies
Luosto ©
Luosto

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Polar Star Travel, LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery and Winter Laser World - Levi. Take a break from Levi with a short trip to Seven Fells Up in Akaslompolo, about 1h 05 min away. There's more to do: explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Levi trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. March in Levi sees daily highs of 31°F and lows of 16°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Seven Fells Up
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Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Winter Laser World - Levi ©
Winter Laser World - Levi
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Top Safaris Day Tours has been added to your itinerary. On the 15th (Sun), get a dose of the wild on Top Safaris Day Tours. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop and then stroll through Urho Kekkonen National Park.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Saariselka trip builder tool .

Traveling by flight from Levi to Saariselka takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March in Saariselka, expect temperatures between 29°F during the day and 13°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to Suomussalmi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park

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day
Suomussalmi

Suomussalmi ©
Suomussalmi is a municipality in Finland and is located in the Kainuu region. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): make a trip to The Silent People and then identify plant and animal life at Martinselkonen Wilds Centre.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Suomussalmi trip planning app .

Drive from Saariselka to Suomussalmi in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kuhmo.

Things to do in Suomussalmi

Wildlife Parks
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The Silent People ©
The Silent People

1
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Kuhmo

Kuhmo ©
Kuhmo is a town and a municipality in Finland and is located at the south-eastern corner of the Kainuu region. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Wild Taiga and then identify plant and animal life at Boreal Wildlife Centre.

To plan Kuhmo vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can drive from Suomussalmi to Kuhmo in 2.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Kuhmo

Wildlife Parks
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Boreal Wildlife Centre ©
Boreal Wildlife Centre

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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
You've now added ElamysTeeri - Room Escape to your itinerary. On the 19th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, and then test your problem-solving skills at ElamysTeeri - Room Escape. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Rauhaniemi Beach, contemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Nasinneula Tower.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Tampere online tour planner .

Traveling by car from Kuhmo to Tampere takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In March, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 37°F, while at night they dip to 21°F. On the 21st (Sat), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing ©
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing

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