8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Nashville
Fly:  25​h
1
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Saariselka
— 2 nights
3
Levi
— Few hours
Drive + Fly:  25​h
End: Nashville

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Take a break from the city and head to Safaris and Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy. Do some cultural sightseeing at Arktikum and Rovaniemi Church. And it doesn't end there: engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre, get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, admire the masterpieces at Korundi House of Culture, and see the interesting displays at Santa's House of Snowmobiles.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi route planner.

Nashville, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 25-hour flight. Traveling from Nashville to Rovaniemi, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Nashville in February, expect nights in Rovaniemi to be little chillier, around 14°F, while days are cooler, around 22°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Outdoors Winter Sports
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Safaris
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles

2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
On the 1st (Thu), examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Urho Kekkonen National Park.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Saariselka attractions planner .

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Rovaniemi in February since evenings lows in Saariselka dip to 9°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Gold Prospector Museum
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

few
hours
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 2nd (Fri), don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Levi online holiday planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Saariselka to Levi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March in Levi, expect temperatures between 31°F during the day and 16°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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