8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
Fly:  20​h
1
Levi
— 1 night
2
Saariselka
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Pyhatunturi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly + train:  16​h 15​min
End: Philadelphia

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.
On the 6th (Sat), gear up at Levi Ski Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Elan Ski Shop & Rental, then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and then get your game on at G2 Ice Karting Levi.

To see more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Levi trip planner.

Philadelphia, USA to Levi is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Philadelphia to Levi is 7 hours. Traveling from Philadelphia in June, expect Levi to be colder, temps between 59°F and 44°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trip

Nature & Wildlife Tours
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental

1
night
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop, and then trek along Urho Kekkonen National Park.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Saariselka road trip planning app .

You can fly from Levi to Saariselka in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Saariselka are 57°F, while nighttime lows are 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Saariselka

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

2
nights
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park, and then explore and take pictures at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Pyhatunturi online day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Pyhatunturi takes 2.5 hours. June in Pyhatunturi sees daily highs of 60°F and lows of 44°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Luosto
Find places to stay Jun 8 — 10:
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Safaris
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

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 11th (Thu): find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, then see Santa Claus Office, then look for gifts at LAURI, and finally see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church and then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Pyhatunturi to Rovaniemi takes 2 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach 60°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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