5 days in Lapland Itinerary

5 days in Lapland Itinerary

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5 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly + Drive:  9​h 45​min
1
Levi
— 2 nights
2
Saariselka
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Manchester

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures and then trek along Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. On your second day here, experience rural life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, then get your game on at G2 ICEKARTING, and then hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

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Manchester, UK to Levi is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 2 hour difference. When traveling from Manchester in October, plan for much colder days and a bit cooler nights in Levi: temperatures range from 3°C by day to -3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Giewont Husky Adventures, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Yllas Ski Resort
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
G2 ICEKARTING ©
G2 ICEKARTING

1
night
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum, explore the striking landscape of Urho Kekkonen National Park, then enjoy some diversion at Action Park, and finally stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Saariselka road trip planner.

You can fly from Levi to Saariselka in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. October in Saariselka sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Fun & Games Winter Sports Trails

Side Trip

Gold Prospector Museum
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Poro Farmi, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, then stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Rovaniemi day trip planning tool .

You can drive from Saariselka to Rovaniemi in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Wildlife Parks
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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