7 days in Lapland Itinerary

7 days in Lapland Itinerary

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7 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Zurich
Fly:  10​h
1
Luosto
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Saariselka
— 1 night
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  3​h
3
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Zurich

1
day
Luosto

Luosto ©
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Luosto trip itinerary planning site .

Zurich, Switzerland to Luosto is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Zurich to Luosto, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Zurich in April: highs in Luosto hover around 3°C, while lows dip to -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Saariselka.

Things to do in Luosto

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park

1
night
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Urho Kekkonen National Park, and then stop by Shamaan Design - Lappi Shop.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Saariselka sightseeing site .

Traveling by car from Luosto to Saariselka takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. April in Saariselka sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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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 17th (Wed): get all the equipment you need at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, glide through natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, and then relax in the rural setting at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Levi road trip planning site .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Saariselka to Levi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Levi are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can go by car 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

2
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 19th (Fri): get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, see Santa Claus Office, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and finally don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get in on the family fun at SantaPark and then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi tour app .

Getting from Levi to Rovaniemi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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