7 days in Lapland & Kuusamo Itinerary

7 days in Lapland & Kuusamo Itinerary

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7 days in Lapland & Kuusamo Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
Fly + bus:  4​h 15​min
1
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
bus:  2​h 30​min
3
Kuusamo
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
End: Helsinki

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.
On the 17th (Mon), ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, ski along the peaceful trails at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, and then relax in the rural setting at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

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Helsinki to Levi 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 September, things will get slightly colder in Levi: highs are around 13°C and lows about 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails

Side Trip

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 19th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, then don't miss a visit to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village. On the 20th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get curious at Pilke Science Centre, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and then snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Rovaniemi online tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to take a bus to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Museums, #Theme Parks, #Wildlife
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

3
nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Fri): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour and then get outside with Karhunkierros.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Kuusamo trip builder website .

You can take a bus from Rovaniemi to Kuusamo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. September in Kuusamo sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 5°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Kuusamo

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Wildlife
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Karhunkierros ©
Karhunkierros
Ruka ©
Ruka
Safaris

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