8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Copenhagen
Fly + Drive:  13 h
1
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Bus:  1 h 15 min
2
Levi
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  3 h
3
Saariselka
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
End: Copenhagen

1
night
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas and then fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Akaslompolo trip itinerary maker.

Copenhagen, Denmark to Akaslompolo is an approximately 9.5- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 1 hour. In March, Akaslompolo is little chillier than Copenhagen - with highs of 0°C and lows of -10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can take a bus to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Parks Outdoors Nature

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Yllas Ski Resort, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

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 6th (Wed), grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: join the crowd at Icekarting Levi and then stop by Elan Ski Shop & Rental.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Levi itinerary planner.

You can take a bus from Akaslompolo to Levi in an hour. Another option is to drive. In March, daily temperatures in Levi can reach 0°C, while at night they dip to -10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Adventure
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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 8th (Fri), surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, then look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop, and then hit the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park.

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Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Levi to Saariselka takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -1°C in March, and nighttime lows around -12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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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.
On the 9th (Sat), don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, see Santa Claus Office, then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and finally don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sun): get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and then look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi online vacation planner.

You can drive from Saariselka to Rovaniemi in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -1°C in March, and nighttime lows around -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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