15 days in Lapland Itinerary

15 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Start: Zurich
Fly:  7 h 30 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Luosto
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h
4
Levi
— 3 nights
Bus:  2 h 45 min
5
Enontekio
— 2 nights
Bus:  5 h 30 min
6
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  7 h 45 min
End: Zurich

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland. Here are some ideas for day two: get some fabulous bargains at Marttiini Store Old Factory, thentake an exotic tour of a safari tour, thensee Santa Claus Office, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip planner.

Zurich, Switzerland to Rovaniemi is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Zurich to Rovaniemi, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Zurich in November, plan for cooler days in Rovaniemi, with highs around -2°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Outdoors Tours
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Safaris
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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.
On the 28th (Wed), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Luosto visit planner.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Luosto takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Luosto can reach -3°C, while at night they dip to -9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can go by car to Saariselka.

Things to do in Luosto

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park

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.
Get in touch with nature at Urho Kekkonen National Park and Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Venture out of the city with trips to Inari (Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church & Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center). And it doesn't end there: join in the after-dark buzz at Saariselka Bowling, stop by Shamaan Design - Lappi Shop, and find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Saariselka itinerary maker app.

Drive from Luosto to Saariselka in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Saariselka can reach -3°C, while at night they dip to -10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Inari
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

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 in touch with nature at Levi Ski Resort and Kids' Land. Change things up with a short trip to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage in Kittila (about 46 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, view the masterpieces at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and take an in-depth tour of Samiland.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Levi journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Saariselka to Levi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -6°C in December, and nighttime lows around -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a bus to Enontekio.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Enontekio

Enontekio ©
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Enontekio Church and then make a trip to Jyppyra lookout. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Jarama WWII Fortification Camp and then make a trip to Halti.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Enontekio trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Levi to Enontekio by bus takes about 3.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Enontekio can reach -7°C, while at night they dip to -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to take a bus to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Enontekio

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Jarama WWII Fortification Camp
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Enontekio Church ©
Enontekio Church
Jyppyra lookout ©
Jyppyra lookout
Halti ©
Halti

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Escape the urban bustle at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park and Yllas Ski Resort. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Akaslompolo: Muonio (Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins & Muonion Kotiseutumuseo).

To find maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Akaslompolo vacation maker app.

Traveling by bus from Enontekio to Akaslompolo takes 5.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around -5°C in December, and nighttime lows around -15°C. On the 9th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Parks Nature Winter Sports

Side Trips

Muonio, Yllas Ski Resort
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

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