9 days in Lapland Itinerary

9 days in Lapland Itinerary

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9 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  5​h 45​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Saariselka
— 3 nights
4
Levi
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Manchester

2
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 23rd (Sat): take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, then pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and finally make a trip to Lordi's Square.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi day trip planning app .

Manchester, UK to Rovaniemi is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to Rovaniemi is 2 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Manchester in March: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around -1°C and lows are around -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to Salla.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Outdoors Tours
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): fly down the slopes at Salla Ski Resort, examine the collection at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction, and then steep yourself in history at Paikanselan Taistelualue.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Salla online travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Salla takes 2 hours. Traveling from Rovaniemi in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Salla, with lows of -13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Salla

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Step out of the city life by going to Urho Kekkonen National Park and Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Do some cultural sightseeing at Siida and Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Saariselka day trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Salla to Saariselka takes 3.5 hours. In March in Saariselka, expect temperatures between -1°C during the day and -12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

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 - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort. On the 31st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: wander the streets of Ounasjoki - River for activities and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Levi trip itinerary builder website .

You can fly from Saariselka to Levi in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Levi can reach 0°C, while at night they dip to -10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Winter Sports
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

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