16 days in Lapland Itinerary

16 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Start: Perth
Fly + Drive:  29 h
1
Pyhatunturi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
3
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
5
Kemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  25 h
End: Perth

2
nights
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Step out of the city life by going to Pyha-Luosto National Park and Pyhatunturi. Change things up with a short trip to Ski Resort Suomutunturi in Suomu (about 1h 25 min away).

To find photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Pyhatunturi itinerary planner.

Perth, Australia to Pyhatunturi is an approximately 29-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Perth to Pyhatunturi due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Perth in March, expect Pyhatunturi to be colder, temps between -1°C and -13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Amethyst Mine Lapland, Pyhatunturi, Ski Resort Suomutunturi
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Pyhatunturi ©
Pyhatunturi
Ski Resort Suomutunturi
Ski Resort Suomutunturi

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): hit the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park, get interesting insight from Tours, and then get a taste of local nightlife at Saariselka Bowling. Keep things going the next day: hit the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Saariselka sightseeing planning website.

You can drive from Pyhatunturi to Saariselka in 2.5 hours. March in Saariselka sees daily highs of -1°C and lows of -12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Saariselka Bowling ©
Saariselka Bowling

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 20th (Wed): grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort. Keep things going the next day: browse the exhibits of LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, thenbet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, and then identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Levi trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by flight from Saariselka to Levi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Levi are 0°C, while nighttime lows are -10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park and then take in the dramatic natural features at Keimiotunturi Fell. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat): stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop, thentake a memorable tour with Tours, and then get outside with Seven Fells Up.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Akaslompolo trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Levi to Akaslompolo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 0°C, and evening lows to -10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can drive to Kemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Muonio
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Safaris
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up

2
nights
Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kemi Church, thentee off at Tornio Golf, thentake an in-depth tour of The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Tornio Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Mon): explore the world behind art at Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery) and then visit Sampo Icebreaker.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Kemi trip planner.

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Kemi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 0°C in March, and nighttime lows around -10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kemi

Golf Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Tornio
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Tornio Golf ©
Tornio Golf
Sampo Icebreaker ©
Sampo Icebreaker
The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley ©
The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley

3
nights
Rovaniemi

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: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, stop by Your Piece Of Finland, don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, and find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip planner.

Getting from Kemi to Rovaniemi by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In March in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between -1°C during the day and -9°C at night. On the 28th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Outdoors
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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