8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly + Drive:  13​h
1
Luosto
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Saariselka
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
3
Levi
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
4
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Tel Aviv

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Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Luosto road trip planning app .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Luosto is an approximately 13-hour flight. In September, Luosto is much colder than Tel Aviv - with highs of 14°C and lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Luosto

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park

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Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): enjoy some diversion at Action Park, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, then explore the striking landscape of Urho Kekkonen National Park, and finally look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Saariselka trip planner .

Traveling by car from Luosto to Saariselka takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park

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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 27th (Thu): gear up at Levi Ski Resort.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Levi vacation planning website .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Saariselka to Levi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Levi are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Trails Tours
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

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Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): head outdoors with Seven Fells Up and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. Keep things going the next day: meet the residents at Konijanka Petting Zoo, then fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort, then stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop, and finally take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

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Drive from Levi to Akaslompolo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September in Akaslompolo, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

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
Safaris
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

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nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Office, then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, and finally take an in-depth tour of Arktikum.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi journey builder website .

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in September, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Tours Museums
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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