18 days in Lapland Itinerary

18 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 6 nights
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Levi
— 3 nights
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Saariselka
— 4 nights
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Pyhatunturi
— 3 nights

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Take a break from the city and head to Ranua Zoo and Arctic Emotions Oy. Get out of town with these interesting Rovaniemi side-trips: Korouoma Canyon (in Posio) and Ski Resort Ritavalkea (in Pello). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, examine the collection at Christmas House Santa, and get curious at Pilke Science Centre.

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Seattle, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Traveling from Seattle to Rovaniemi, you'll lose 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Seattle in October, with highs in Rovaniemi at 37°F and lows at 30°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

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Must see
Ranua Zoo
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Wildlife Area
Arctic Emotions Oy
5.0
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Geologic Formation
Korouoma Canyon
5.0

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.
Visiting Levi Ski Resort and Yllas Ski Resort will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Levi: Konijanka Petting Zoo (in Akaslompolo) and Muonio (Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park & Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages). There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Ounasjoki - River for activities, identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Levi trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Levi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 37°F, and evening lows to 27°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Tours

Side Trips

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Must see
Levi Ski Resort
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Ski Area
Yllas Ski Resort
4.1

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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.
Visiting Urho Kekkonen National Park and Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Saariselka: Inari (Nature & Wildlife Tours, Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, &more). There's still lots to do: hike along Ruijanpolku Trail, look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop, find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park, and get a taste of life in the country at Saariselka Reindeer Farm.

For traveler tips and tourist information, read Saariselka trip itinerary planning tool.

You can fly from Levi to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 37°F in October, and nighttime lows around 28°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Trails

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Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park and then get out on two wheels at Luosto Adventures. On the 23rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: discover the riches below the earth's surface at Amethyst Mine Lapland and then explore the striking landscape at Isokuru.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Pyhatunturi trip maker.

Getting from Saariselka to Pyhatunturi by car takes about 2.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Pyhatunturi can reach 37°F, while at night they dip to 28°F. On the 24th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

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Ski Area
Pyhatunturi
4.6

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