8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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

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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.
Rovaniemi is known for wildlife, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, have fun at Santa Claus Office, examine the collection at Christmas House Santa, and get curious at Pilke Science Centre.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip planner.

Seattle, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Seattle to Rovaniemi is 10 hours. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Seattle in October: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around 37°F and lows are around 30°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums · Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors
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Arktikum
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Safaris
4.4

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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 9th (Fri): grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Levi attractions planning site.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In October in Levi, expect temperatures between 37°F during the day and 27°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Trails · Winter Sports · Tours
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Levi Ski Resort
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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.
On the 10th (Sat), take a memorable tour with Tours, then examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then head outdoors with Lake Inari. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, then hit the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park, and then look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop.

Make your Saariselka itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can fly from Levi to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October in Saariselka, expect temperatures between 37°F during the day and 28°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Trails

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Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
On the 12th (Mon), discover the riches below the earth's surface at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

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

Getting from Saariselka to Luosto by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 37°F in October, and nighttime lows around 28°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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