8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  9​h 15​min
1
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 2 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  3​h
3
Saariselka
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Amsterdam


1
night
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Yllas Ski Resort and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Akaslompolo is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Amsterdam to Akaslompolo is 1 hour. Traveling from Amsterdam in March, expect Akaslompolo to be slightly colder, temps between 0°C and -10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can go by car to Levi.

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
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Safaris

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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Tue): shop like a local with Elan Ski Shop & Rental, then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and then explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Levi vacation maker tool .

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Levi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 0°C in March, and nighttime lows around -10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Trails
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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 ©
On the 6th (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Urho Kekkonen National Park, and then look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Saariselka trip itinerary planning app .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Levi to Saariselka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Saariselka can reach -1°C, while at night they dip to -12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Hippupuoti Gift Shop ©
Hippupuoti Gift Shop

2
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 7th (Thu): find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Office, then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and finally make a trip to Lordi's Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus and then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Rovaniemi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to -1°C, and evening lows to -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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