8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly + Drive:  8​h 45​min
1
Levi
— 2 nights
2
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Amsterdam

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.
Family-friendly places like Kid's Land and Safaris will thrill your kids. Venture out of the city with trips to Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park (in Muonio) and Snow Village (in Kittila). On the 22nd (Fri), ski the day away in the pristine settings at Levi Ski Resort. And it doesn't end there: admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, stroll through Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Levi attractions planner .

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Levi is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Amsterdam to Levi, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Amsterdam in March, things will get little chillier in Levi: highs are around 0°C and lows about -10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Snow Village, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Snow Village ©
Snow Village

2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
On the 25th (Mon), hit the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. On the 26th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Urho Kekkonen National Park, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, and finally stop by Shamaan Design - Lappi Shop.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Saariselka road trip planning app .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Levi to Saariselka takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March in Saariselka, expect temperatures between -1°C during the day and -12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): find something for the whole family at SantaPark, make a trip to Santa Claus Office, and then get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, get curious at Pilke Science Centre, and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi itinerary planner .

Getting from Saariselka to Rovaniemi by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach -1°C, while at night they dip to -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Outdoors
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Safaris
Pilke Science Centre ©
Pilke Science Centre

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