8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Chicago
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
4
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  23​h 30​min
End: Chicago

1
day
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 17th (Sun), stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery, catch some excitement at Feelapland, then snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, and finally stop by Your Piece Of Finland.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip builder site .

Chicago, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually an 8 hour difference. Traveling from Chicago in November, you will find days in Rovaniemi are cooler (28°F), and nights are slightly colder (20°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery
Your Piece Of Finland ©
Your Piece Of Finland

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. On the 18th (Mon), fly down the slopes at Salla Ski Resort and then savor a hot drink at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Salla trip itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Salla takes 2 hours. In November, daytime highs in Salla are 29°F, while nighttime lows are 20°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Salla

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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction ©

2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): hit the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Urho Kekkonen National Park, see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum, then stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel.

To see maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Saariselka tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Salla to Saariselka takes 3.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Saariselka are 27°F, while nighttime lows are 16°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Gold Prospector Museum, Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): make a trip to Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. On the 22nd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and then have fun at Kid's Land.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Levi online attractions planner .

Fly from Saariselka to Levi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. November in Levi sees daily highs of 26°F and lows of 15°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

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