8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
Fly + bus:  7​h
1
Saariselka
— 3 nights
bus:  6​h 45​min
2
Levi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Luosto
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 30​min
End: Pietarsaari

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church. Get some cultural insight at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel. Change things up with these side-trips from Saariselka: Inari (Inari Reindeerfarm & Tuula's Reindeer). Spend the 12th (Tue) exploring nature at Lemmenjoki National Park.

To find maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Saariselka trip itinerary maker site .

Helsinki to Saariselka is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Helsinki in March; daily highs in Saariselka reach -1°C and lows reach -12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum, Lemmenjoki National Park
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Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

1
night
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
On the 14th (Thu), don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, then stop by Elan Ski Shop & Rental, then admire all the interesting features of Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Kid's Land.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Levi trip itinerary website .

You can fly from Saariselka to Levi in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. March in Levi sees daily highs of 0°C and lows of -10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Luosto.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Shopping Fun & Games

Side Trips

Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, Giewont Husky Adventures
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Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental

1
night
Luosto

Luosto ©
On the 15th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Pyhatunturi and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

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Traveling by car from Levi to Luosto takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Levi in March since evenings lows in Luosto dip to -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Luosto

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trips

Pyhatunturi, Safaris
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Pyhatunturi ©
Pyhatunturi
Safaris

1
night
Salla

Salla
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. On the 16th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Paikanselan Taistelualue and then rejuvenate with a delicious beverage at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Salla attractions tool .

You can drive from Luosto to Salla in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around -1°C in March, and nighttime lows around -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Salla

Nightlife Museums Historic Sites
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