8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Zurich
Fly:  14​h 45​min
1
Saariselka
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Muonio
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Zurich

1
night
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Urho Kekkonen National Park, then pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, and finally have fun at Action Park. Here are some ideas for day two: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour and then get in on the family fun at Angry Birds Activity Park.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Saariselka road trip planner.

Zurich, Switzerland to Saariselka is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Zurich to Saariselka. Traveling from Zurich in November, expect Saariselka to be much colder, temps between -3°C and -10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Theme Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Gold Prospector Museum, Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

1
night
Muonio

Muonio ©
Muonio is a municipality of Finland.The town is located in far northern Finland above the Arctic Circle on the country's western border, within the area of the former Lappi province. Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): hit the slopes at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, then steep yourself in history at Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins, and then see the interesting displays at Muonion Kotiseutumuseo.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Muonio trip planner .

Drive from Saariselka to Muonio in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around -5°C in November, and nighttime lows around -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Muonio

Nature Parks Winter Sports
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): kick your exploration up a notch at Levi Ski Resort. Keep things going the next day: experience rural life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, then explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, and finally deepen your understanding at Kid's Land.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Levi trip itinerary site .

Getting from Muonio to Levi by car takes about an hour. In November, daytime highs in Levi are -3°C, while nighttime lows are -11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi

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 24th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and then get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sun): see Santa Claus Office, get in on the family fun at SantaPark, and then don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi tour itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from Levi to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between -2°C during the day and -7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Tours Wildlife
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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