8 days in Rovaniemi & Saariselka Itinerary

8 days in Rovaniemi & Saariselka Itinerary

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8 days in Rovaniemi & Saariselka Itinerary

Start: Seoul
Fly:  23​h
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Fly:  23​h 30​min
End: Seoul

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Get in touch with nature at Safaris and Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy. There's much more to do: find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, stop by Your Piece Of Finland, and snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip planner .

Seoul, South Korea to Rovaniemi is an approximately 23-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Seoul to Rovaniemi. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Seoul in February: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around -6°C and lows are around -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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Safaris
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Kids will enjoy Nature & Wildlife Tours and Angry Birds Activity Park. Get outdoors at Urho Kekkonen National Park and Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

To find out how to plan a trip to Saariselka, use our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Rovaniemi to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Saariselka, with lows of -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trip

Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

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