18 days in Lapland Itinerary

18 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Rovaniemi
— 1 night
2
Levi
— 3 nights
3
Inari
— 1 night
4
Saariselka
— 10 nights

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, browse the different shops at Arctic Circle Mall, stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery, then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Office, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi journey planner.

Chennai, India to Rovaniemi is an approximately 19-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from Chennai to Rovaniemi. Traveling from Chennai in March, expect Rovaniemi to be colder, temps between -1°C and -9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

3
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Levi Ski Resort and Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm. Change things up with these side-trips from Levi: Safaris (in Akaslompolo) and Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park (in Muonio). Next up on the itinerary: look for gifts at Elan Ski Shop & Rental.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Levi trip planner.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Levi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Levi can reach 0°C, while at night they dip to -10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Safaris, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Safaris
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): explore the venue of The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Inari planning site.

Traveling by flight from Levi to Inari takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to -1°C, and evening lows to -12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Saariselka.

Things to do in Inari

Museums · Historic Sites
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos ©
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos

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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Ruijanpolku Trail. Step out of Saariselka with an excursion to Pyha-Nattanen Fell in Sodankyla--about 46 minutes away. categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. There's much more to do: fly down the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park, examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum, find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park, and join in the after-dark buzz at Saariselka Bowling.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Saariselka driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Inari to Saariselka in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -1°C in March, and nighttime lows around -12°C. On the 31st (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Gold Prospector Museum, Pyha-Nattanen Fell
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

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