8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Saariselka
— 1 day
2
Levi
— 5 nights
3
Rovaniemi
— 1 night

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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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Urho Kekkonen National Park, pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Saariselka online trip planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Saariselka is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Brussels to Saariselka. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Brussels in March: highs in Saariselka hover around -1°C, while lows dip to -12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trip

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

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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Levi Ski Resort and Pakasaivo. Get out of town with these interesting Levi side-trips: Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park (in Muonio) and Seven Fells Up (in Akaslompolo). And it doesn't end there: fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort, get your game on at Kids' Land, view the masterpieces at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Levi travel website.

Traveling by flight from Saariselka to Levi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March in Levi, expect temperatures between 0°C during the day and -10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Muonio, Yllas Ski Resort, Seven Fells Up
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pakasaivo ©
Pakasaivo
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

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night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): see exotic creatures in open habitats at Arctic Lifestyle and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Fri): make a trip to Santa Claus Village, then take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Levi to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach -1°C, while at night they dip to -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks
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Safaris
Arctic Lifestyle ©
Arctic Lifestyle
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy

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