18 days in Lapland & Lakeland Itinerary

18 days in Lapland & Lakeland Itinerary

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Fly
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Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Drive
2
Pyhatunturi
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Fly
4
Levi
— 3 nights
Fly
5
Kouvola
— 2 nights
Drive
6
Tampere
— 4 nights
Train to Helsinki, Fly to Copenhagen

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3
nights
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 Korouoma Canyon will get you outdoors. Step off the beaten path and head to Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy and Your Piece Of Finland. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and take in the dramatic scenery at Auttikongas.

Plan my day in Rovaniemi using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

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 moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Copenhagen in March: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around -1°C and lows are around -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to drive to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature

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Safaris
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Korouoma Canyon ©
Geologic Formation
Korouoma Canyon
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3
nights
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

Side Trips

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Salla Ski Resort ©
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Salla Ski Resort
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2
nights
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 · Parks · Winter Sports · Wildlife
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3
nights
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 Giewont Husky Adventures. Take a break from the city and head to Elan Ski Shop & Rental and Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm. Spend the 24th (Sun) on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Levi trip maker.

Fly from Saariselka to Levi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 0°C in March, and nighttime lows around -10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to Kouvola.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Trails

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Must see
Seven Fells Up
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Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Elan Ski Shop & Rental
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Biking Trail
Levi Ski Resort
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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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Arboretum Mustila ©
Wildlife Area
Arboretum Mustila
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4
nights
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 Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tampere: Evo Hiking Area (in Hameenlinna), The Parola Armour Museum (in Parola) 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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Evo Hiking Area ©
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Evo Hiking Area
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