8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Amsterdam
Fly + Drive:  9 h 15 min
1
Levi
— 1 night
Fly + Bus:  3 h
2
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h 30 min
End: Amsterdam

1
night
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): fly down the slopes at Kids' Land, then bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, and then identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm. On the 17th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Levi trip planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Levi is an approximately 11- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Amsterdam in February, with highs in Levi at -5°C and lows at -12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): hit the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, stroll through Urho Kekkonen National Park, and then stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Saariselka day trip site.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Levi to Saariselka in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. February in Saariselka sees daily highs of -6°C and lows of -15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Visiting Safaris and Nature & Wildlife Tours will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: see Santa Claus Office, examine the collection at Christmas House Santa, make a trip to Santa Claus Village, and get lost in a book at Rovaniemi City Library.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip planning site.

You can drive from Saariselka to Rovaniemi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Safaris
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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