8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Start: Manchester
Fly + Drive:  9 h 30 min
1
Levi
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Kemi
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h
End: Manchester

1
night
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): get all the equipment you need at Levi Ski Resort. On the next day, make a trip to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, thenbet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, thentake in the exciting artwork at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally hit the slopes at Kids' Land.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Levi trip planning app.

Manchester, UK to Levi is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. In March, Levi is little chillier than Manchester - with highs of 0°C and lows of -10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
On the 6th (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas and then get outside with Seven Fells Up. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Thu): look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, and then identify plant and animal life at Konijanka Petting Zoo.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Akaslompolo road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Levi to Akaslompolo in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Akaslompolo are 0°C, while nighttime lows are -10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to drive to Kemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Safaris
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

1
night
Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. On the 8th (Fri), explore the world behind art at Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery), thenadmire the landmark architecture of Kemi Church, thenstop by Sampo Icebreaker, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Tornio Church.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Kemi trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Akaslompolo to Kemi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In March, daytime highs in Kemi are 0°C, while nighttime lows are -10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kemi

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tornio Church
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Sampo Icebreaker ©
Sampo Icebreaker
Kemi Church ©
Kemi Church

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, thensee Santa Claus Office, thenidentify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and finally get curious at Pilke Science Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, thentake an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and then find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Kemi to Rovaniemi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. March in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of -1°C and lows of -9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Outdoors
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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