22 days in Lapland Itinerary

22 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Start: Nashville
Fly + Drive:  19 h 15 min
1
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Levi
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h
3
Saariselka
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Pyhatunturi
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Rovaniemi
— 7 nights
Fly:  19 h 15 min
End: Nashville

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Visiting Konijanka Petting Zoo and Pakasaivo will get you outdoors. Step out of Akaslompolo with an excursion to Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park in Muonio--about 56 minutes away.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Akaslompolo online trip itinerary builder.

Nashville, USA to Akaslompolo is an approximately 25-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Nashville to Akaslompolo due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Nashville in March, things will get much colder in Akaslompolo: highs are around 31°F and lows about 16°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Muonio, Yllas Ski Resort
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Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Pakasaivo ©
Pakasaivo
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

4
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Ounasjoki - River for activities and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Get in touch with nature at Levi Ski Resort and Elan Ski Shop & Rental. Step out of Levi to go to Kittila and see Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, which is approximately 46 minutes away. The adventure continues: relax in the rural setting at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, view the masterpieces at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, get in on the family fun at Levi Huskypark, and join the crowd at Icekarting Levi.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Levi day trip planner.

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Levi in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. March in Levi sees daily highs of 31°F and lows of 16°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Trails

Side Trips

Kittila, Kongas
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental

4
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.
Visiting Lemmenjoki National Park and Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort will get you outdoors. Step off the beaten path and head to Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus and Lake Inari. Go for a jaunt from Saariselka to Inari to see Inari Reindeer Farm about 1h 5 min away. Next up on the itinerary: fly down the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park and stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Saariselka road trip planning website.

You can fly from Levi to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Saariselka are 29°F, while nighttime lows are 13°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Inari, Lemmenjoki National Park
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Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

3
nights
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Pyha-Luosto National Park and Kopara Reindeer Park. Take a break from the city and head to Pyhatunturi and Salla Ski Resort. Step out of Pyhatunturi to go to Salla and see Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction, which is approximately 1h 35 min away.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Pyhatunturi trip itinerary maker tool.

Drive from Saariselka to Pyhatunturi in 2.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Pyhatunturi are 30°F, while nighttime lows are 11°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Salla, Pyhatunturi, Kopara Reindeer Park
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Pyhatunturi ©
Pyhatunturi
Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park

7
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Escape the urban bustle at Safaris and Napapiirin Porofarmi. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Syvasenvaara Fell and Tornio Golf. Go for a jaunt from Rovaniemi to Pello to see Ski Resort Ritavalkea about 1h 30 min away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Auttikongas, try to win big at Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi, stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery, and make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip itinerary planning website.

Drive from Pyhatunturi to Rovaniemi in 2 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach 38°F, while at night they dip to 26°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Tornio Golf, Ski Resort Ritavalkea
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Safaris
Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy

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