8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Akaslompolo
— 1 day
2
Levi
— 1 night
3
Saariselka
— 2 nights
4
Pyhatunturi
— 1 night
5
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights

1
day
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop, thenidentify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and then head outdoors with Seven Fells Up.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Akaslompolo trip planner.

Dublin, Ireland to Akaslompolo is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Dublin to Akaslompolo due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Dublin in May; daily highs in Akaslompolo reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Safaris
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

1
night
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 (Mon): view the masterpieces at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, thenrelax in the rural setting at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, and then look for gifts at Elan Ski Shop & Rental.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Levi tour planner.

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Levi in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. May in Levi sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Shopping Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm
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Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): hit the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hit the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park, thenexamine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum, thentake a memorable tour with Tours, and finally look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop.

For maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Saariselka trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Levi to Saariselka takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Saariselka are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trip

Gold Prospector Museum
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

1
night
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Pyhatunturi and then look for all kinds of wild species at Kopara Reindeer Park.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Pyhatunturi visit planner.

Drive from Saariselka to Pyhatunturi in 2.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Pyhatunturi are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Kopara Reindeer Park, Pyhatunturi
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Pyhatunturi ©
Pyhatunturi

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 10th (Fri), take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, thenhit the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland, don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, and then admire the sheer force of Auttikongas.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi road trip planner.

You can drive from Pyhatunturi to Rovaniemi in 2 hours. In May, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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Safaris
Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy

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