9 days in Lapland Itinerary

9 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Levi
— 2 nights
2
Saariselka
— 2 nights
3
Luosto
— 1 night
4
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights

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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 5th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Levi trip maker site.

Vienna, Austria to Levi is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Vienna to Levi, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Vienna in September; daily highs in Levi reach 13°C and lows reach 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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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 7th (Mon): head outdoors with Lake Inari, see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then hike along Juutua Nature Trail. On your second day here, get interesting insight from Tours, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, and then stroll through Urho Kekkonen National Park.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Saariselka trip planner.

Getting from Levi to Saariselka by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in September, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Luosto.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Side Trip

Inari
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Luosto Adventures, discover the riches below the earth's surface at Amethyst Mine Lapland, and then explore the stunning scenery at Isokuru.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Luosto trip planner.

Drive from Saariselka to Luosto in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Luosto sees daily highs of 14°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Luosto

Wildlife · Parks · Nature
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Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Take a break from Rovaniemi with a short trip to Ranua Zoo in Ranua, about 1h 5 min away. And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, let little ones run wild at Angry Birds Park, and examine the collection at Christmas House Santa.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi road trip site.

Traveling by car from Luosto to Rovaniemi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trip

Ranua Zoo
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo

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