7 days in Lapland Itinerary

7 days in Lapland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lapland planner

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

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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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Arktikum and then look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip planner.

San Juan, Puerto Rico to Rovaniemi is an approximately 20-hour flight. Traveling from San Juan to Rovaniemi, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from San Juan in November: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around -2°C and lows are around -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Winter Sports · Parks · Outdoors · Museums
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Saariselka

— 2 nights
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): hit the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum, then trek along Urho Kekkonen National Park, and then look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Saariselka trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Rovaniemi to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to -3°C, and evening lows to -10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Winter Sports · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trip

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Levi

— 1 night
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 20th (Fri): hit the slopes at Kids' Land and then have some family-friendly fun at G2 ICEKARTING.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Levi trip tool.

Getting from Saariselka to Levi by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Levi are -3°C, while nighttime lows are -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Fun & Games · Winter Sports · Parks · Outdoors
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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.