8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
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Levi
— 2 nights
3
Saariselka
— 2 nights
4
Luosto
— 1 night

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Step out of Rovaniemi with an excursion to Ranua Zoo in Ranua--about 1h 5 min away. There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, explore the world behind art at Korundi House of Culture, and engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi road trip tool.

Tallinn, Estonia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and train; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Tallinn in September: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around 13°C and lows are around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

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

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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 17th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Levi tour planning website.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Levi sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Tours · Adventure

Side Trip

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): get outside with Lake Inari, see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Keep things going 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 stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Saariselka travel route planner.

Getting from Levi to Saariselka by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Saariselka can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Inari
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): take in the awesome beauty at Luosto and then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Luosto online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Saariselka to Luosto by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Luosto can reach 14°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. On the 21st (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Luosto

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Luosto
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Luosto ©
Luosto
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

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