8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Fly
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Levi
— 1 night
Fly
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Saariselka
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Pyhatunturi
— 1 night
Drive
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly

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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 4th (Sun), surround yourself with nature on Tundra Huskies Husky Safaris, join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, and then hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Levi holiday builder tool.

Turku to Levi is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Turku in October; daily highs in Levi reach 3°C and lows reach -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Urho Kekkonen National Park and Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Saariselka: Inari (Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center & Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church). There's still lots to do: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour and see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Saariselka trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by flight from Levi to Saariselka takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October in Saariselka, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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Pyhatunturi

Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Pyhatunturi online vacation builder.

You can drive from Saariselka to Pyhatunturi in 2.5 hours. In October in Pyhatunturi, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -2°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks · Nature
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Highlights from your trip

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and then get curious at Pilke Science Centre. 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, then see Santa Claus Office, and then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

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Traveling by car from Pyhatunturi to Rovaniemi takes 2 hours. In October in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Tours
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Lapland travel guide

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Landmarks · Safaris · Nightlife
The wild expanses of Lapland promise spectacular scenery, adventure, and rich cultural experiences. As the country's northernmost region, it sits well above the Arctic Circle. Despite also being the largest region, in Lapland just 3.4 percent of the Finnish population calls this great stretch of land home, leaving plenty of room for pristine lakes, dense forest, and seven unspoiled national parks. An abundance of well-marked trails await hikers of all levels, while more remote and rugged adventures beckon experienced explorers. Music is of particular importance in these parts, so try to catch a concert or dance performance during your stay.