8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 1 day
2
Saariselka
— 1 night
3
Levi
— 2 nights
4
Akaslompolo
— 3 nights

1
day
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, then make a trip to Santa Claus Office, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

To find where to stay and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi itinerary maker tool.

Boston, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Boston to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. In April, Rovaniemi is a bit cooler than Boston - with highs of 38°F and lows of 26°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

1
night
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.
On the 14th (Sun), get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, then examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Urho Kekkonen National Park, and finally join in the after-dark buzz at Saariselka Bowling.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Saariselka online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 37°F in April, and nighttime lows around 22°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trip

Gold Prospector Museum
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Bowling ©
Saariselka Bowling
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

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.
On the 15th (Mon), kick your exploration up a notch at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through Ounasjoki - River for activities, then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, then bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, and finally stop by Elan Ski Shop & Rental.

To see ratings and tourist information, go to the Levi tour planner.

You can fly from Saariselka to Levi in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Levi can reach 38°F, while at night they dip to 25°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

3
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
On the 17th (Wed), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. On the 18th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort, stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop, and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Akaslompolo trip builder app.

Getting from Levi to Akaslompolo by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Akaslompolo are 38°F, while nighttime lows are 25°F. On the 19th (Fri), you're off to home.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Yllas Ski Resort, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Safaris
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Yllas Ski Resort

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