15 days in Lapland Itinerary

15 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
2
Levi
— 2 nights
3
Saariselka
— 3 nights
4
Suomu
— 2 nights
5
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights

1
night
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour and then hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort. On your second day here, explore the striking landscape of Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Akaslompolo trip planner.

Sao Jose Do Rio Preto, Brazil to Akaslompolo is an approximately 30-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Sao Jose Do Rio Preto to Akaslompolo due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sao Jose Do Rio Preto in February, things will get cooler in Akaslompolo: highs are around -5°C and lows about -12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Yllas Ski Resort
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Safaris

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): get all the equipment you need at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, then join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, then get interesting insight from Tours, and finally hit the slopes at Kids' Land.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Levi travel route planner.

Getting from Akaslompolo to Levi by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Levi are -5°C, while nighttime lows are -12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Tours · Parks
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Urho Kekkonen National Park and Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Explore hidden gems such as Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Gold Prospector Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Saariselka side-trips: Inari (Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center & Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church). There's more to do: stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Saariselka trip builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Levi to Saariselka takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -6°C in February, and nighttime lows around -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel to Suomu.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
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Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park

2
nights
Suomu

Suomu ©
On the 21st (Thu), stroll through Salla Ski Resort, then take an in-depth tour of Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction, and then witness the site of a historic battle at Joutsijarven Bunkkerit. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Riisitunturi National Park.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Suomu trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Suomu takes 3.5 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Suomu can reach -5°C, while at night they dip to -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Suomu

Parks · Nature · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Salla, Joutsijarven Bunkkerit, Riisitunturi National Park
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Riisitunturi National Park ©
Riisitunturi National Park
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction ©
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction
Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Step off the beaten path and head to German Soldier s Cemetery and Syvasenvaara Fell. Santa's House of Snowmobiles and Arktikum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Rovaniemi Local History Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and stop by Your Piece Of Finland.

For other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi online itinerary planner.

Drive from Suomu to Rovaniemi in 2 hours. In February in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between -6°C during the day and -11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Parks · Museums
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German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles
Rovaniemi Local History Museum ©
Rovaniemi Local History Museum

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