8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Salt Lake City
Fly + Bus:  23 h 30 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Levi
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  23 h 45 min
End: Salt Lake City

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland. On the 10th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary maker app.

Salt Lake City, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 21.5- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Salt Lake City to Rovaniemi. Traveling from Salt Lake City in September, expect nights in Rovaniemi to be slightly colder, around 42°F, while days are cooler, around 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Levi: Nature & Wildlife Tours (in Kittila) and Seven Fells Up (in Akaslompolo). Spend the 12th (Thu) on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. And it doesn't end there: relax in the rural setting at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, and stop by Elan Ski Shop & Rental.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Levi road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Levi sees daily highs of 53°F and lows of 40°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trips

Kittila, Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, Seven Fells Up
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Giewont Husky Adventures ©
Giewont Husky Adventures
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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