8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Gdansk
Fly + Drive:  9​h
1
Pyhatunturi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Saariselka
— 1 night
3
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Gdansk

1
night
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
On the 9th (Mon), explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park. On the 10th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Kopara Reindeer Park, then identify plant and animal life at Luosto Adventures, and then explore and take pictures at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Pyhatunturi tour planning tool .

Gdansk, Poland to Pyhatunturi is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In September, Pyhatunturi is a bit cooler than Gdansk - with highs of 14°C and lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Luosto
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

1
night
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
On the 11th (Wed), look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop, then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and then explore the striking landscape of Urho Kekkonen National Park.

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Traveling by car from Pyhatunturi to Saariselka takes 2.5 hours. In September in Saariselka, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen 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 12th (Thu): ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of Ounasjoki - River for activities, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and then stop by Elan Ski Shop & Rental.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Levi trip planning tool .

Getting from Saariselka to Levi by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. September in Levi sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Winter Sports

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

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 14th (Sat): find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, then see Santa Claus Office, then take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and finally don't miss a visit to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas. On the 15th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and then don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Rovaniemi route maker tool .

Traveling by car from Levi to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Safaris
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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