8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly + Drive:  13​h
1
Luosto
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Saariselka
— 1 night
3
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Tel Aviv

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Luosto

Luosto
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
On the 26th (Fri), explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Luosto road trip planning site .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Luosto is an approximately 13-hour flight. Traveling from Tel Aviv in October, things will get cooler in Luosto: highs are around 3°C and lows about -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Luosto

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): look for gifts at Shamaan Design - Lappi Shop, then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, then enjoy some diversion at Action Park, and finally fly down the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Saariselka trip app .

Drive from Luosto to Saariselka in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in October, and nighttime lows around -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park

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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 28th (Sun): explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, stroll through Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. On the next day, glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort.

Plan my day in Levi using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Saariselka to Levi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Trails Winter Sports

Side Trip

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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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 30th (Tue): find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, see Santa Claus Office, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, look for gifts at Kauppakeskus Sampokeskus, then browse the different shops at Sampokeskus Shopping Centre, and finally look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland. On the 31st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then find something for the whole family at SantaPark, and finally get curious at Pilke Science Centre.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip maker website .

You can drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In October in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Shopping
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Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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