18 days in Lapland & Lakeland Itinerary

18 days in Lapland & Lakeland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
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Pyhatunturi
— 3 nights
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Saariselka
— 2 nights
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Levi
— 3 nights
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Kouvola
— 2 nights
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Tampere
— 4 nights

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Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Visiting Safaris and Auttikongas will get you outdoors. Step off the beaten path and head to Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy and Your Piece Of Finland. Go for a jaunt from Rovaniemi to Posio to see Korouoma Canyon about 1h 40 min away. There's more to do: make a trip to Santa Claus Village and get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip itinerary maker.

Copenhagen, Denmark to Rovaniemi is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Copenhagen to Rovaniemi is 1 hour. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Copenhagen in March, with highs in Rovaniemi at -1°C and lows at -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can drive to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature

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Safaris
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy
Korouoma Canyon ©
Korouoma Canyon

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Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Visiting Salla Ski Resort and Kopara Reindeer Park will get you outdoors. Explore hidden gems such as Pyha-Luosto National Park and Joutsijarven Bunkkerit.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Pyhatunturi tour builder website.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Pyhatunturi by car takes about 2 hours. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Pyhatunturi when traveling from Rovaniemi in March, with lows around -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks · Nature · Winter Sports · Outdoors

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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort

2
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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 22nd (Fri): gear up at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a memorable tour with Tours and then hit the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Saariselka trip planner.

Traveling by car from Pyhatunturi to Saariselka takes 2.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to -1°C, and evening lows to -12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

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

3
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Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Step off the beaten path and head to Seven Fells Up and Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm. Take a break from the city and head to Elan Ski Shop & Rental and Levi Ski Resort. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Levi trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Saariselka to Levi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March in Levi, expect temperatures between 0°C during the day and -10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kouvola.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Trails

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Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

2
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Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): take a stroll through Linden Esplanade, then walk around Riverside Park, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum Mustila. On your second day here, fly down the slopes at Mielakka Ski Center.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Kouvola sightseeing planning app.

You can fly from Levi to Kouvola in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Levi in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Kouvola, with lows of -6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors · Wildlife

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Riverside Park ©
Riverside Park
Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila

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Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Rauhaniemi Beach and Evo Hiking Area. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tampere: The Parola Armour Museum (in Parola), Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto (in Ylojarvi) and Ahtari Zoo (in Ahtari). It doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Finlayson Church.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Tampere online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Kouvola to Tampere takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums

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Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto ©
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Evo Hiking Area ©
Evo Hiking Area

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