16 days in Lapland Itinerary

16 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 5 nights
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Levi
— 3 nights
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Saariselka
— 3 nights
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Pyhatunturi
— 2 nights

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for wildlife, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church.

To see where to stay and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi day trip planner.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Rovaniemi is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Johannesburg in March, with highs in Rovaniemi at -1°C and lows at -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Tours
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park (in Muonio) and Lapland Hotels SnowVillage (in Kittila). The adventure continues: grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort, fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort, bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, and get your game on at Kids' Land.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Levi online trip maker.

Drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 0°C, and evening lows to -10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature

Side Trips

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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 Saariselka's surroundings by going to Inari (Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, Juutua Nature Trail, &more). There's still lots to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Urho Kekkonen National Park, look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop, and fly down the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Saariselka online trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Levi to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to -1°C, and evening lows to -12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Wildlife

Side Trip

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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

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Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
On the 19th (Thu), discover the riches below the earth's surface at Amethyst Mine Lapland and then explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hit the slopes at Pyhatunturi and then do some two-wheel cruising with Luosto Adventures.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Pyhatunturi online trip builder.

You can drive from Saariselka to Pyhatunturi in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around -1°C in March, and nighttime lows around -13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Winter Sports

Side Trips

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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland
Pyhatunturi ©
Pyhatunturi

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