9 days in Lapland Itinerary

9 days in Lapland Itinerary

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9 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Stockholm
Fly:  9​h 45​min
1
Luosto
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Saariselka
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  3​h
3
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: Stockholm

1
day
Luosto

Luosto ©
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park and then admire all the interesting features of Amethyst Mine Lapland.

To see maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Luosto trip itinerary site .

Stockholm, Sweden to Luosto is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Stockholm to Luosto is 1 hour. Traveling from Stockholm in January, you will find days in Luosto are a bit cooler (-13°C), and nights are cooler (-22°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Luosto

#Parks, #Wildlife
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Siida and Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church. Visiting Urho Kekkonen National Park and Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort will get you outdoors. Change things up with a short trip to The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos in Inari (about 1h 05 min away).

To find maps and more tourist information, use the Saariselka trip site .

Drive from Luosto to Saariselka in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Saariselka can reach -11°C, while at night they dip to -20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

#Parks, #Winter Sports, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Siida ©
Siida

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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort. On your second day here, make a trip to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, then make a trip to Snow Village, and finally admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Levi trip planner .

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 January, daily temperatures in Levi can reach -11°C, while at night they dip to -21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Parks

Side Trip

Snow Village
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Safaris
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then get curious at Pilke Science Centre, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church. Keep things going the next day: find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, then see Santa Claus Office, and then find something for the whole family at SantaPark.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Levi to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Rovaniemi when traveling from Levi in January, with lows around -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Museums, #Wildlife
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Safaris
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

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