8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Boston
bus + Fly:  16​h
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Saariselka
— 1 night
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  3​h
3
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Akaslompolo
— 3 nights
Fly:  19​h 45​min
End: Boston


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, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then make a trip to Santa Claus Office, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip maker website .

Boston, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 16-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Boston to Rovaniemi. Traveling from Boston in April, expect Rovaniemi to be slightly colder, temps between 38°F and 26°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can go by car to Saariselka.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

1
night
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
On the 14th (Sun), surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, then see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum, then explore the striking landscape of Urho Kekkonen National Park, and finally perfect your strike at Saariselka Bowling.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Saariselka trip planner.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Saariselka are 37°F, while nighttime lows are 22°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to 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
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Saariselka Bowling ©
Saariselka Bowling

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), glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Ounasjoki - River for activities, then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, then explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, and finally look for gifts at Elan Ski Shop & Rental.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Levi trip maker app .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Saariselka to Levi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April in Levi, expect temperatures between 38°F during the day and 25°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi

3
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): glide through natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. On your second day here, hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort, then stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop, and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Akaslompolo trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from Levi to Akaslompolo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. April in Akaslompolo sees daily highs of 38°F and lows of 25°F at night. You will leave for home on the 19th (Fri).

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

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

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