9 days in Lapland Itinerary

9 days in Lapland Itinerary

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9 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Barcelona
Fly + Drive:  10 h 30 min
1
Levi
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  3 h
2
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  9 h 30 min
End: Barcelona

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.
On the 10th (Thu), experience rural life at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm and then glide through natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. On your second day here, look for gifts at Elan Ski Shop & Rental, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and then make a trip to Ounasjoki - River for activities.

For reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Levi visit planning site .

Barcelona, Spain to Levi is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Barcelona to Levi is 1 hour. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Barcelona in October, with highs in Levi at 3°C and lows at -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, Nature & Wildlife Tours
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental

3
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Gold Prospector Museum and Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel. Visiting Urho Kekkonen National Park and Lake Inari will get you outdoors. Take a break from Saariselka with a short trip to Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church in Inari, about 1h 10 min away.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Saariselka online trip itinerary maker .

You can fly from Levi to Saariselka in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in October, and nighttime lows around -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
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Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park

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nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Get a sense of the local culture at German Soldier s Cemetery and Pilke Science Centre. Step out of the city life by going to Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy and Nature & Wildlife Tours. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, and capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip app .

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Rovaniemi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles
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