8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Levi
— 1 night
2
Akaslompolo
— 3 nights
3
Pyhatunturi
— 1 night
4
Saariselka
— 2 nights

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 11th (Sat), look for gifts at Elan Ski Shop & Rental and then make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures. Keep things going the next day: take in the exciting artwork at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery and then experience rural life at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Levi trip builder app.

Helsinki to Levi is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Helsinki in May; daily highs in Levi reach °C and lows reach °C. On the 12th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Shopping Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Giewont Husky Adventures, Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm
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Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental
Giewont Husky Adventures ©
Giewont Husky Adventures
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

3
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Step out of the city life by going to Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park and Safaris.

For ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Akaslompolo online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Levi to Akaslompolo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trip

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Safaris

1
night
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
On the 16th (Thu), identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Pyhatunturi itinerary planner.

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Pyhatunturi in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Kopara Reindeer Park
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park

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 17th (Fri): gear up at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. On the 18th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum, fly down the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park, and then join in the after-dark buzz at Saariselka Bowling.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Saariselka day trip tool.

You can drive from Pyhatunturi to Saariselka in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

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
Saariselka Bowling ©
Saariselka Bowling

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