6 days in Lapland Itinerary

6 days in Lapland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lapland itinerary planner

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive
2
Saariselka
— 1 night
Fly
3
Levi
— 3 nights
Drive to Kittilä Airport, Fly to Manchester Airport

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Rovaniemi

— 1 night

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 28th (Sun), make a trip to Lordi's Square, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and then get curious at Pilke Science Centre. On the 1st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip planner.

Manchester, UK to Rovaniemi is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car, train, and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 2 hours. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Manchester in February; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -6°C and lows reach -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Museums · Tours · Wildlife
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Saariselka

— 1 night
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 2nd (Tue), surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour and then fly down the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Saariselka online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Saariselka takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. March in Saariselka sees daily highs of -1°C and lows of -12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature · Parks
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Levi

— 3 nights
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Take a break from Levi with a short trip to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage in Kittila, about 46 minutes away. Spend the 3rd (Wed) on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. Next up on the itinerary: bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, get all the equipment you need at Elan Ski Shop & Rental, fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort, and get interesting insight from Tours.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Levi trip planning site.

Fly from Saariselka to Levi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March in Levi, expect temperatures between 0°C during the day and -10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Tours · Winter Sports · Parks

Side Trips

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Lapland travel guide

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Landmarks · Safaris · Nightlife
The wild expanses of Lapland promise spectacular scenery, adventure, and rich cultural experiences. As the country's northernmost region, it sits well above the Arctic Circle. Despite also being the largest region, in Lapland just 3.4 percent of the Finnish population calls this great stretch of land home, leaving plenty of room for pristine lakes, dense forest, and seven unspoiled national parks. An abundance of well-marked trails await hikers of all levels, while more remote and rugged adventures beckon experienced explorers. Music is of particular importance in these parts, so try to catch a concert or dance performance during your stay.