8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: San Diego
Fly:  19​h 45​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 2 nights
3
Saariselka
— 1 night
Fly:  25​h
End: San Diego

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 28th (Sun), make a trip to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas and then identify plant and animal life at Poro Farmi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi vacation app .

San Diego, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 20-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus. You'll lose 10 hours traveling from San Diego to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Diego in July, expect Rovaniemi to be little chillier, temps between 67°F and 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Theme Parks Museums
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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 31st (Wed): ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Thu): look for gifts at Elan Ski Shop & Rental, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and then wander the streets of Ounasjoki - River for activities.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Levi trip itinerary site .

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Levi can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Winter Sports

Side Trip

Nature & Wildlife Tours
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental

1
night
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
On the 2nd (Fri), get in on the family fun at Angry Birds Activity Park, then explore the striking landscape of Urho Kekkonen National Park, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Saariselka trip maker tool .

Traveling by flight from Levi to Saariselka takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Saariselka are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Saariselka

Theme Parks Winter Sports Trails

Side Trip

Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park

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