8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 28th (Sun), revel in the low prices at Marttiini Store Old Factory and then relax in the rural setting at Napapiirin Porofarmi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi sightseeing site.

San Diego, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10 hours traveling from San Diego to Rovaniemi. Traveling from San Diego in July, things will get little chillier in Rovaniemi: highs are around 67°F and lows about 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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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Safaris
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus

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 31st (Wed), explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. Keep things going the next day: stop by Elan Ski Shop & Rental, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and then wander the streets of Ounasjoki - River for activities.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Levi online sightseeing planner.

Drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 66°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Adventure

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 ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
On the 2nd (Fri), get in on the family fun at Angry Birds Activity Park, fly down the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Saariselka trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Levi to Saariselka in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In August in Saariselka, expect temperatures between 62°F during the day and 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Saariselka

Theme Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel
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Angry Birds Activity Park ©
Angry Birds Activity Park
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel ©
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel

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