8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
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Saariselka
— 3 nights
3
Levi
— 2 nights

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): see Santa Claus Office. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre, and finally take an in-depth tour of Arktikum.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip itinerary planner.

Manchester, UK to Rovaniemi is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car, train, and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to Rovaniemi is 2 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Manchester in January: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around -10°C and lows are around -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums · Tours · Outdoors
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Korundi House of Culture ©
Korundi House of Culture

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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Gold Prospector Museum and Angry Birds Activity Park. Get some cultural insight at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel. Venture out of the city with trips to Inari (Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center & Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church). There's more to do: trek along Urho Kekkonen National Park.

To see other places to visit and tourist information, use the Saariselka trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in January, plan for little chillier nights in Saariselka, with lows around -20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Theme Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
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Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center

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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 22nd (Mon): take in the exciting artwork at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, hit the slopes at Kids' Land, and then join the crowd at Icekarting Levi. On the next day, get all the equipment you need at Levi Ski Resort.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Levi trip itinerary site.

Traveling by flight from Saariselka to Levi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Levi can reach -11°C, while at night they dip to -21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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