15 days in Lapland Itinerary

15 days in Lapland Itinerary

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15 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  26​h
1
Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Saariselka
— 3 nights
3
Levi
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  29​h
End: Sydney

4
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rovaniemi: Pyha-Luosto National Park (in Pyhatunturi), Pyhatunturi (in Pelkosenniemi) and Amethyst Mine Lapland (in Luosto). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, and get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi day trip planner.

Sydney, Australia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 26-hour flight. Traveling from Sydney to Rovaniemi, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Sydney in February; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -6°C and lows reach -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Pyha-Luosto National Park, Amethyst Mine Lapland, Pyhatunturi
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Get out of town with these interesting Saariselka side-trips: Inari (Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church, & more).

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Saariselka trip planner .

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Rovaniemi in February since evenings lows in Saariselka dip to -15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©

5
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Snow Village (in Kittila), Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park (in Muonio) and Akaslompolo (Seven Fells Up & Safaris). There's lots more to do: ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort, stop by Elan Ski Shop & Rental, experience rural life at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, and take in the exciting artwork at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery.

For maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Levi trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Saariselka to Levi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Levi are -5°C, while nighttime lows are -12°C. You'll set off for home on the 16th (Sun).

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Akaslompolo, Kittila, Yllas Ski Resort, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Snow Village ©
Snow Village

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