15 days in Lapland Itinerary

15 days in Lapland Itinerary

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15 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
+2
Fly + bus + train:  19​h
1
Rovaniemi
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Saariselka
— 3 nights
3
Levi
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  20​h 30​min
End: Los Angeles

5
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
When in Rovaniemi, make a side trip to see Pyhatunturi in Pelkosenniemi, approximately 1h 35 min away. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, and have fun at Santa Claus Office.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi online sightseeing planner .

Los Angeles, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight, taxi, bus, and train. Traveling from Los Angeles to Rovaniemi, you'll lose 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in February, things will get cooler in Rovaniemi: highs are around 22°F and lows about 14°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Saariselka.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Pyhatunturi
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Change things up with these side-trips from Saariselka: Inari (Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center & Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church). On the 17th (Mon), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

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Drive from Rovaniemi to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Saariselka when traveling from Rovaniemi in February, with lows around 9°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trip

Inari
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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
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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Levi: Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park (in Muonio), Seven Fells Up (in Akaslompolo) and Snow Village (in Kittila). On the 19th (Wed), ski the day away in the pristine settings at Levi Ski Resort. There's much more to do: bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, tour the pleasant surroundings at Yllas Ski Resort, have some family-friendly fun at Kids' Land, and don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Levi online trip builder .

Traveling by flight from Saariselka to Levi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Levi are 24°F, while nighttime lows are 13°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Kittila, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Seven Fells Up, Yllas Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Snow Village ©
Snow Village

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