5 days in Lapland Itinerary

5 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Pyhatunturi
— 1 night
2
Saariselka
— 1 night
3
Levi
— 1 night
4
Rovaniemi
— 1 night

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Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Pyhatunturi trip itinerary planning site.

Zagreb, Croatia to Pyhatunturi is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 1 hour. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Zagreb in August: high temperatures in Pyhatunturi hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Nature Wildlife

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Kopara Reindeer Park
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park

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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.
On the 13th (Tue), look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop, thenhit the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park, and then trek along Ruijanpolku Trail.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Saariselka trip planner.

Traveling by car from Pyhatunturi to Saariselka takes 2.5 hours. August in Saariselka sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Trails Parks
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): get all the equipment you need at Levi Ski Resort and then stop by Elan Ski Shop & Rental.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Levi tour itinerary site.

You can fly from Saariselka to Levi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Levi can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Winter Sports Adventure
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental

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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 15th (Thu): look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, and then identify plant and animal life at Napapiirin Porofarmi.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip planner.

Drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Nature Wildlife
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