7 days in Lapland Itinerary

7 days in Lapland Itinerary

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7 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly + Drive:  9 h 45 min
1
Levi
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  3 h
2
Saariselka
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
End: Amsterdam

3
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.
You've now added Aurora Safaris to your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Levi side-trips: Lapland Hotels SnowVillage (in Kittila) and Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park (in Muonio). There's lots more to do: grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort, join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Levi tour itinerary planner .

Amsterdam, Holland to Levi is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Amsterdam to Levi due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Amsterdam in January; daily highs in Levi reach -11°C and lows reach -21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Kittila, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop, hit the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort, and then get in on the family fun at Angry Birds Activity Park.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Saariselka itinerary maker app .

You can fly from Levi to Saariselka in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Saariselka can reach -11°C, while at night they dip to -20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Angry Birds Activity Park ©
Angry Birds Activity Park

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 11th (Sat), see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour and then get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office, then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, and finally get your game on at Snowman World Igloo Hotel.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip maker .

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Rovaniemi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. January in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of -10°C and lows of -17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Outdoors Tours
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Safaris
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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