8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Helsinki

4
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
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 1h 20 min away. There's still lots to do: find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and explore and take pictures at Lappi Arena.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip itinerary planning site .

Helsinki to Rovaniemi is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Helsinki in May: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around 12°C and lows are around 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to catcht the bus to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Ranua Zoo
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Levi: Seven Fells Up (in Akaslompolo), Muonio (Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park & Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins) and Snow Village (in Kittila). On the 25th (Fri), ski the day away in the pristine settings at Levi Ski Resort. There's much more to do: explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, have some family-friendly fun at Kid's Land, and relax in the rural setting at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

To find reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Levi road trip planning tool .

Traveling by bus from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, daytime highs in Levi are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Muonio, Seven Fells Up, Snow Village
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Snow Village ©
Snow Village

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