15 days in Lapland Itinerary

15 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Start: Dourados
Fly + Drive:  34 h
1
Luosto
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  3 h
3
Levi
— 3 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
4
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
5
Kemi
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 15 min
6
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  32 h
End: Dourados

1
night
Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Kopara Reindeer Park and then go deep underground at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Luosto itinerary planner.

Dourados, Brazil to Luosto is an approximately 31- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Paraguay Standard Time (PYT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 6 hours. In February, Luosto is much colder than Dourados - with highs of -5°C and lows of -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Luosto

Wildlife Parks
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

2
nights
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.
On the 4th (Mon), fly down the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Tue): take a memorable tour with Tours and then examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Saariselka online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Luosto to Saariselka takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Saariselka are -6°C, while nighttime lows are -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trips

Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, Gold Prospector Museum
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
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.
When in Levi, make a side trip to see Lapland Hotels SnowVillage in Kittila, approximately Kittila away. Spend the 7th (Thu) on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. There's much more to do: join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, relax in the rural setting at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, stop by Inghams Mini Husky Experience, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Kids' Land.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Levi trip itinerary planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Saariselka to Levi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. February in Levi sees daily highs of -5°C and lows of -12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can catch the bus to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Konijanka Petting Zoo, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, and then see the interesting displays at Muonion Kotiseutumuseo. Here are some ideas for day two: head outdoors with Seven Fells Up.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Akaslompolo trip itinerary planning website.

Take a bus from Levi to Akaslompolo in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In February, daytime highs in Akaslompolo are -5°C, while nighttime lows are -12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Muonio
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Muonion Kotiseutumuseo ©
Muonion Kotiseutumuseo

1
night
Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kemi Church, then stop by Sampo Icebreaker, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Tornio Church.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Kemi online vacation maker.

Getting from Akaslompolo to Kemi by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In February, daily temperatures in Kemi can reach -4°C, while at night they dip to -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can take a train to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kemi

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tornio Church
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Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery) ©
Sampo Icebreaker ©
Sampo Icebreaker
Kemi Church ©
Kemi Church

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 13th (Wed), get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office, and then make a trip to Santa Claus Village. On the 14th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and finally get curious at Pilke Science Centre.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi driving holiday planning site.

You can take a train from Kemi to Rovaniemi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In February in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between -6°C during the day and -11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Wildlife
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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