8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  8 h 30 min
End: Pietarsaari

3
nights
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Gold Prospector Museum. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Lemmenjoki National Park and Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church. Explore Saariselka's surroundings by going to Inari (Nature & Wildlife Tours, Inari Reindeer Farm, &more). There's more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Saariselka road trip planner.

Helsinki to Saariselka is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Helsinki in March: high temperatures in Saariselka hover around -1°C and lows are around -12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum, Lemmenjoki National Park
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Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, thenstop by Elan Ski Shop & Rental, thenexperience rural life at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, and finally hit the slopes at Kids' Land.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Levi online sightseeing planner.

Fly from Saariselka to Levi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. March in Levi sees daily highs of 0°C and lows of -10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Shopping Fun & Games

Side Trips

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

1
night
Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): hit the slopes at Pyhatunturi.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Luosto trip maker site.

Drive from Levi to Luosto in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Levi in March, plan for little chillier nights in Luosto, with lows around -13°C. On the 15th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Salla.

Things to do in Luosto

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Pyhatunturi
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Pyhatunturi ©
Pyhatunturi

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Paikanselan Taistelualue and then get engrossed in the history at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Salla trip planner.

Drive from Luosto to Salla in 2 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to -1°C, and evening lows to -13°C. On the 16th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Salla

Museums Historic Sites
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Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction ©
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction
Paikanselan Taistelualue ©
Paikanselan Taistelualue

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