22 days in Lapland Itinerary

22 days in Lapland Itinerary

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22 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Nashville
Fly:  19​h 15​min
1
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 4 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  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 ©
Explore hidden gems such as Seven Fells Up and Yllas Ski Resort. Take a break from the city and head to Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park and Pakasaivo.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Akaslompolo trip maker tool .

Nashville, USA to Akaslompolo is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Traveling from Nashville to Akaslompolo, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Nashville in March, expect Akaslompolo to be cooler, temps between 31°F and 16°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Winter Sports

Side Trips

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

4
nights
Levi

Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Inghams Mini Husky Experience. Visiting Levi Ski Resort and Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm will get you outdoors. Change things up with a short trip to Snow Village in Kittila (about 46 minutes away). There's much more to do: look for gifts at Elan Ski Shop & Rental, make a trip to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, take a stroll through Ounasjoki - River for activities, and explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi.

For traveler tips and tourist information, read Levi online tour builder .

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Levi in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In March in Levi, expect temperatures between 31°F during the day and 16°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Adventure

Side Trips

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

4
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus and Urho Kekkonen National Park. Visiting Lake Inari and Lemmenjoki National Park will get you outdoors. Step out of Saariselka with an excursion to Inari Reindeerfarm in Inari--about 1h 05 min away. On the 29th (Fri), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Saariselka trip builder website .

Getting from Levi to Saariselka by combination of bus and flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Saariselka are 29°F, while nighttime lows are 13°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Saariselka

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Winter Sports

Side Trips

Inari, Lemmenjoki National Park
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus
Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari

3
nights
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Step out of the city life by going to Pyha-Luosto National Park and Salla Ski Resort. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Kopara Reindeer Park and Pyhatunturi. When in Pyhatunturi, make a side trip to see Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction in Salla, approximately 1h 20 min away.

To see where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Pyhatunturi trip itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Saariselka to Pyhatunturi in 2.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 30°F, and evening lows to 11°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trips

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

7
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Explore hidden gems such as Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy and Auttikongas. Step out of the city life by going to Safaris and Photography Tours. Change things up with these side-trips from Rovaniemi: Ski Resort Ritavalkea (in Pello) and Tornio Golf (in Tornio). There's still lots to do: try to win big at Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi, get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, and see Santa Claus Office.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi tour itinerary app .

Drive from Pyhatunturi to Rovaniemi in 2 hours. April in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of 38°F and lows of 26°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Winter Sports

Side Trips

Tornio Golf, Ski Resort Ritavalkea
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Safaris
Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas
Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi ©
Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi

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