8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
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Saariselka
— 2 nights
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Kilpisjarvi
— 1 night
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Levi
— 2 nights

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
When in Rovaniemi, make a side trip to see Ranua Zoo in Ranua, approximately Ranua away. There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, make a trip to Santa Claus Office, Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, and revel in the low prices at Marttiini Store Old Factory.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi online trip itinerary builder.

Brussels, Belgium to Rovaniemi is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Brussels to Rovaniemi. Traveling from Brussels in July, expect nights in Rovaniemi to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are little chillier, around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Wildlife

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Ranua Zoo
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Arktikum
4.1

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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 (Sat): head outdoors with Lake Inari, see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel and then stroll through Urho Kekkonen National Park.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Saariselka online driving holiday planner.

Drive from Rovaniemi to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Kilpisjarvi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Nature · Winter Sports · Parks

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Outdoor Activity
Lake Inari
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Kilpisjarvi

Kilpisjarvi ©
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Tsahkal Falls and then don't miss a visit to Saana.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Kilpisjarvi itinerary planner.

You can drive from Saariselka to Kilpisjarvi in 6.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Saariselka to Kilpisjarvi due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in July, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Kilpisjarvi

Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks
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Saana
4.8

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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 13th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. Keep things going the next day: glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Levi tour builder website.

Getting from Kilpisjarvi to Levi by car takes about 3.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kilpisjarvi to Levi. Traveling from Kilpisjarvi in July, you will find days in Levi are somewhat warmer (22°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Nature · Adventure · Winter Sports

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Levi Ski Resort
4.4

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