15 days in Lapland Itinerary

15 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Vancouver
Fly:  19 h 15 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Levi
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h
3
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Luosto
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  20 h 45 min
End: Vancouver

5
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Step out of Rovaniemi with an excursion to Pyhatunturi in Pelkosenniemi--about 1h 40 min away. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and examine the collection at Christmas House Santa.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi journey builder app.

Vancouver, Canada to Rovaniemi is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10 hours traveling from Vancouver to Rovaniemi. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Vancouver in February: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around -6°C and lows are around -11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

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

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Levi: Akaslompolo (Seven Fells Up & Safaris) and Lapland Hotels SnowVillage (in Kittila). There's still lots to do: grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort, bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and hit the slopes at Kids' Land.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Levi attractions app.

Drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Levi are -5°C, while nighttime lows are -12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Akaslompolo, Kittila
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

3
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Saariselka: Inari (Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church, Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, &more). There's still lots to do: hit the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort, explore the striking landscape of Urho Kekkonen National Park, see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Saariselka vacation planner.

You can fly from Levi to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -6°C in February, and nighttime lows around -15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Luosto.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Inari, 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

2
nights
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 4th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Kopara Reindeer Park, thendo some two-wheel cruising with Luosto Adventures, and then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Luosto day trip planner.

Drive from Saariselka to Luosto in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Luosto can reach -1°C, while at night they dip to -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Luosto

Wildlife Parks Trails

Side Trip

Church of Sodankyla
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla

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