5 days in Saariselka & Rovaniemi Itinerary

5 days in Saariselka & Rovaniemi Itinerary

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5 days in Saariselka & Rovaniemi Itinerary

Start: Saariselka
1
Saariselka
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
End: Saariselka

1
night
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): fly down the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, have fun at Action Park, and then enjoy some friendly competition at Saariselka Bowling.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Saariselka trip maker .

In November, daytime highs in Saariselka are -3°C, while nighttime lows are -10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Saariselka

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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Saariselka Bowling ©
Saariselka Bowling

3
nights
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 4th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Mon): find something for the whole family at SantaPark, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, then make a trip to Lordi's Square, and finally stop by Your Piece Of Finland.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi itinerary builder .

Drive from Saariselka to Rovaniemi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach -2°C, while at night they dip to -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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