8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Copenhagen
Fly:  13​h
1
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 2 nights
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): ski along the peaceful trails at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas and then fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

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Copenhagen, Denmark to Akaslompolo is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Copenhagen to Akaslompolo, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Copenhagen in March: high temperatures in Akaslompolo hover around 0°C and lows are around -10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can drive to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort. On the 7th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and then look for gifts at Elan Ski Shop & Rental.

For photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Levi attractions website .

Drive from Akaslompolo to Levi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Levi can reach 0°C, while at night they dip to -10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Trails Tours
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi

1
night
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): get interesting insight from Tours, look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop, and then explore the striking landscape of Urho Kekkonen National Park.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Saariselka online attractions planner .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Levi to Saariselka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Saariselka are -1°C, while nighttime lows are -12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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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), get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, see Santa Claus Office, then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and finally make a trip to Lordi's Square. On the next day, find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and then stop by Your Piece Of Finland.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Rovaniemi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can 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 Tours Outdoors
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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