16 days in Lapland Itinerary

16 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Saariselka
— 2 nights
2
Luosto
— 1 day
3
Levi
— 2 nights
4
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
5
Rovaniemi
— 6 nights

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum, fly down the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel. Keep things going the next day: get interesting insight from Tours.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Saariselka day trip planning app.

Philadelphia, USA to Saariselka is an approximately 22-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Philadelphia to Saariselka due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Philadelphia in March, with highs in Saariselka at 29°F and lows at 13°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, Gold Prospector Museum
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Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel ©
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel

1
day
Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): discover the riches below the earth's surface at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Luosto route builder site.

You can drive from Saariselka to Luosto in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Luosto are 30°F, while nighttime lows are 11°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Levi.
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Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): hit the slopes at Kids' Land, then browse the exhibits of LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and then don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Levi driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Luosto to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. March in Levi sees daily highs of 31°F and lows of 16°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors

Side Trip

Giewont Husky Adventures
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LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery
Giewont Husky Adventures ©
Giewont Husky Adventures

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nights
Akaslompolo

Get in touch with nature at Konijanka Petting Zoo and Pakasaivo. Explore hidden gems such as Akaslompolo Sportshop and Muonion Kotiseutumuseo. Change things up with a short trip to Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins in Muonio (about 42 minutes away).

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Akaslompolo travel planning site.

Traveling by car from Levi to Akaslompolo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 31°F, and evening lows to 16°F. On the 12th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Muonio
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Safaris
Pakasaivo ©
Pakasaivo
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up

6
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Visiting Korouoma Canyon and Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy will get you outdoors. Museum-lovers will get to explore Korundi House of Culture and Pilke Science Centre. Explore Rovaniemi's surroundings by going to Kemi (Sampo Icebreaker & Kemi Church). And it doesn't end there: stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery, get engrossed in the history at Forestry Museum of Lapland, see the interesting displays at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, and make a trip to Lordi's Square.

Discover how to plan a Rovaniemi trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Drive from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach 30°F, while at night they dip to 17°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Kemi, Korouoma Canyon
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Forestry Museum of Lapland ©
Forestry Museum of Lapland
Korouoma Canyon ©
Korouoma Canyon
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles

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