8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
3
Levi
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  22​h 45​min
End: New York City

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 29th (Sat), find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus. Here are some ideas for day two: see Santa Claus Office, don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and finally don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi day trip app .

New York City, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Time is 7 hours. Traveling from New York City in February, expect nights in Rovaniemi to be slightly colder, around 14°F, while days are colder, around 22°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can go by car to Saariselka.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop, and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum and then fly down the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Saariselka tour site .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Saariselka takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Saariselka are 29°F, while nighttime lows are 13°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Gold Prospector Museum, Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Thu): join the crowd at Icekarting Levi and then ski along the peaceful trails at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Levi trip maker .

You can fly from Saariselka to Levi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 31°F, and evening lows to 16°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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