5 days in Lapland Itinerary

5 days in Lapland Itinerary

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5 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Aalborg
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Saariselka
— 1 night
2
Levi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Aalborg

1
night
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
On the 10th (Thu), fly down the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Urho Kekkonen National Park, see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum, then look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop, and finally enjoy some friendly competition at Saariselka Bowling.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Saariselka tour planner.

Aalborg, Denmark to Saariselka is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Aalborg in January, with highs in Saariselka at -11°C and lows at -20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Gold Prospector Museum
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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

1
night
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
On the 12th (Sat), experience rural life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then make a trip to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally get your game on at Kid's Land.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Levi trip simple and quick.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Saariselka to Levi in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -11°C in January, and nighttime lows around -21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

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 13th (Sun): stop by Your Piece Of Finland, explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, and then snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge.

Plan trip to Rovaniemi with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Rovaniemi when traveling from Levi in January, with lows around -17°C. On the 13th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Nature Shopping
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Your Piece Of Finland ©
Your Piece Of Finland

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