8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Pyhatunturi
— 1 night
2
Saariselka
— 1 night
3
Levi
— 3 nights
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights

1
night
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Call of the Wilderness - Activities & Tours. On the 25th (Mon), make a short side trip with Call of the Wilderness - Activities & Tours and then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Pyhatunturi trip planning website.

Paris, France to Pyhatunturi is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Paris in January, with highs in Pyhatunturi at °C and lows at °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Outdoors Adventure Wildlife

Side Trip

Amethyst Mine Lapland
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Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

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 26th (Tue): stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, thensee the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum, and finally find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Saariselka day trip planner.

You can drive from Pyhatunturi to Saariselka in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in January, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Theme Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Gold Prospector Museum, Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel
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Angry Birds Activity Park ©
Angry Birds Activity Park
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel ©
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Levi side-trips: Safaris (in Akaslompolo) and Lapland Hotels SnowVillage (in Kittila). Spend the 28th (Thu) on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. Next up on the itinerary: join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kids' Land, and fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Levi day trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Saariselka to Levi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Yllas Ski Resort, Safaris, Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
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Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, thensee exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, thensee Santa Claus Office, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village. On the 31st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and then make a trip to Lordi's Square.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi day trip planning website.

Getting from Levi to Rovaniemi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Levi in January, plan for a bit warmer nights in Rovaniemi, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Wildlife Museums
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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