8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
Fly:  4​h
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 2 nights
3
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Helsinki

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Explore hidden gems such as Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas and Rovaniemi Church. There's still lots to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, get engrossed in the history at Rovaniemi Local History Museum, find something for the whole family at Moomin Snowcastle, and pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemen ortodoksinen kirkko.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi tour itinerary planner.

Helsinki to Rovaniemi is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Rovaniemi Local History Museum ©
Rovaniemi Local History Museum
Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas ©
Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas

2
nights
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 25th (Thu), whizz through the canopy at Levi Ski Resort. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Snow Village, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and then bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Levi trip builder app .

Getting from Rovaniemi to Levi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in July, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

Snow Village
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Snow Village ©
Snow Village

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Urho Kekkonen National Park and Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Explore Saariselka's surroundings by going to Inari (Inari Reindeer Farm & Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center).

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Saariselka vacation maker .

You can fly from Levi to Saariselka in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In July in Saariselka, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Inari
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Reindeer Farm ©
Saariselka Reindeer Farm
Inari Reindeer Farm ©
Inari Reindeer Farm

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