15 days in Lapland & Central Finland Itinerary

15 days in Lapland & Central Finland Itinerary

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Levi
— 1 night
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Saariselka
— 2 nights
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Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
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Jyvaskyla
— 4 nights

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Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
On the 1st (Sun), glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort. On your second day here, fly down the slopes at Kids' Land and then look for gifts at Elan Ski Shop & Rental.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Levi trip itinerary maker.

Cairns, Australia to Levi is an approximately 31-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -8 hour difference. In March, Levi is cooler than Cairns - with highs of 0°C and lows of -10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks · Adventure
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Levi Ski Resort
4.4

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, then hit the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park, and then look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: fly down the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Saariselka day trip planning site.

Getting from Levi to Saariselka by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In March in Saariselka, expect temperatures between -1°C during the day and -12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks · Wildlife
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Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Step out of the city life by going to Safaris and Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, and find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

To find maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi road trip tool.

You can drive from Saariselka to Rovaniemi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -1°C in March, and nighttime lows around -9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Parks · Theme Parks · Winter Sports
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Safaris
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Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Step out of the city life by going to Himos Ski Resort and Pyha-Hakki National Park. Head to Kuokkalan kartano and Viherlandiafor plenty of shopping. Explore Jyvaskyla's surroundings by going to Joutsa (Art Center Haihatus & Leivonmaki National Park). There's much more to do: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, don't miss a visit to University of Jyvaskyla, examine the collection at Finnish Air Force Museum, and snap pictures at Kuokkalan silta.

To see photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Jyvaskyla vacation planning app.

Traveling by flight from Rovaniemi to Jyvaskyla takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. March in Jyvaskyla sees daily highs of 1°C and lows of -8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Parks · Nature · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

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Ski Area
Himos Ski Resort
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National Park
Pyha-Hakki National Park
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National Park
Leivonmaki National Park
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