5 days in Lapland Itinerary

5 days in Lapland Itinerary

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5 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
Fly + bus:  4​h 15​min
1
Saariselka
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
End: Helsinki

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Saariselka

Saariselka
On the 20th (Sat), get interesting insight from Tours, then look for gifts at Shamaan Design - Lappi Shop, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel.

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Helsinki to Saariselka is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in October, expect Saariselka to be little chillier, temps between 3°C and -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel
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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 21st (Sun): stop by Elan Ski Shop & Rental and then ski along the peaceful trails at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. On the 22nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, make a trip to Snow Village, and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Levi journey site .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Saariselka to Levi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. October in Levi sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Kittila, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi

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nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, then make a trip to Santa Claus Office, then take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and finally don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square. Keep things going the next day: find something for the whole family at SantaPark, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip planning site .

You can drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Wildlife Tours
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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