5 days in Lapland Itinerary

5 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Dusseldorf
Fly:  8 h
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Saariselka
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  3 h
3
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  7 h
End: Dusseldorf

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 27th (Tue), try your luck at Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip maker website.

Dusseldorf, Germany to Rovaniemi is an approximately 7.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Dusseldorf in August, expect Rovaniemi to be slightly colder, temps between 20°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi ©
Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Ruijanpolku Trail and then hit the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park.

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You can drive from Rovaniemi to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Saariselka are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

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

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 29th (Thu): explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Fri): wander the streets of Ounasjoki - River for activities and then bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi.

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Do a combination of bus and flight from Saariselka to Levi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in August, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Trails Parks Outdoors
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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