16 days in Lapland Itinerary

16 days in Lapland Itinerary

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16 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
Fly:  22​h 30​min
1
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Luosto
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Levi
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
4
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Rovaniemi
— 6 nights
Fly + train:  17​h
End: Philadelphia

2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Urho Kekkonen National Park, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel. On your second day here, have fun at Action Park and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Saariselka trip planner.

Philadelphia, USA to Saariselka is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Philadelphia to Saariselka due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Philadelphia in March, expect Saariselka to be colder, temps between 29°F and 13°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

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

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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas and then admire all the interesting features of Amethyst Mine Lapland.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Luosto vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Luosto takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°F in March, and nighttime lows around 11°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to go by car 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.
On the 9th (Sat), get your game on at Kid's Land, then don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, then take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and finally make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Levi trip itinerary website .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Saariselka to Levi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March in Levi, expect temperatures between 31°F during the day and 16°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Akaslompolo Sportshop and Pakasaivo. Visiting Safaris and Seven Fells Up will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Akaslompolo: Muonio (Muonion Kotiseutumuseo & Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins).

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Akaslompolo visit planner .

Traveling by car from Levi to Akaslompolo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Akaslompolo are 31°F, while nighttime lows are 16°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Muonio
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Scandinavian Adventures ©
Scandinavian Adventures
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Rovaniemi Church and Christmas House Santa. Popular historic sites such as German Soldier s Cemetery and Kemi Church are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Sampo Icebreaker (in Kemi) and Korouoma Canyon (in Posio). The adventure continues: engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre, look for gifts at Lapland Forestry Museum, examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, and see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip planner .

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°F in March, and nighttime lows around 17°F. On the 18th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Kemi, Korouoma Canyon
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German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery
Korouoma Canyon ©
Korouoma Canyon
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles

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