15 days in Lapland Itinerary

15 days in Lapland Itinerary

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15 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Fly + Bus:  19 h 15 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Levi
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  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

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, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi driving holiday planning website .

Vancouver, Canada to Rovaniemi is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Vancouver to Rovaniemi, you'll lose 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Vancouver in February, expect Rovaniemi to be cooler, temps between -6°C and -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Pyhatunturi
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Levi side-trips: Snow Village (in Kittila) and Akaslompolo (Seven Fells Up & Safaris). The adventure continues: grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort, don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, get your game on at Kids' Land, and bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi.

To find more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Levi trip itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Rovaniemi to Levi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In February in Levi, expect temperatures between -5°C during the day and -12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Kittila, Akaslompolo
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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Saariselka: Inari (Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church, Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, & more).

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Saariselka online trip maker .

Traveling by flight from Levi to Saariselka takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February in Saariselka, expect temperatures between -6°C during the day and -15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to drive 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 ©
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, tour the pleasant surroundings at Luosto Adventures, and then go deep underground at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Luosto visit planner .

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Luosto takes 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

Parks Wildlife 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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