8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Salt Lake City
Fly:  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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi online road trip planner .

Salt Lake City, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 9 hour difference. Expect colder weather when traveling from Salt Lake City in September: highs in Rovaniemi hover around 53°F, while lows dip to 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Wildlife Tours
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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). On the 12th (Thu), ski the day away in the pristine settings at Levi Ski Resort. There's lots more to do: stop by Elan Ski Shop & Rental, make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, and admire all the interesting features of Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Levi trip planner .

Getting from Rovaniemi to Levi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Levi can reach 53°F, while at night they dip to 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Trails

Side Trips

Kittila, Seven Fells Up, Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental

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