8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Saariselka
— 1 day
2
Levi
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
3
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Brussels

1
day
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): take a memorable tour with Tours, explore the striking landscape of Urho Kekkonen National Park, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel.

For photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Saariselka visit planner .

Brussels, Belgium to Saariselka is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Brussels to Saariselka due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Brussels in February: highs in Saariselka hover around -6°C, while lows dip to -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park

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 17th (Sun), kick your exploration up a notch at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: experience rural life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, then admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and finally get your game on at Kid's Land.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Levi tour itinerary builder app .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Saariselka to Levi in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In February in Levi, expect temperatures between -5°C during the day and -12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Adventure
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): glide through natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour and then fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Akaslompolo trip planning tool .

Drive from Levi to Akaslompolo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to -5°C, and evening lows to -12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square. On the 22nd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus and then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum.

For ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi sightseeing planning app .

Drive from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -6°C in February, and nighttime lows around -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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