9 days in Lapland Itinerary

9 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Moscow
Fly:  8 h
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h
3
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  8 h 45 min
End: Moscow

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 4th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square. On the 5th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get curious at Pilke Science Centre, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, thensee exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church.

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

Moscow, Russia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Moscow to Rovaniemi. In February, Rovaniemi is a bit cooler than Moscow - with highs of -6°C and lows of -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Wildlife
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Safaris
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©

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 Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center and Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Next up on the itinerary: hit the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park and pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Saariselka itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Saariselka takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in February, plan for a bit cooler nights in Saariselka, with lows around -15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Inari
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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 ©
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.
On the 10th (Sun), grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, thenjoin the crowd at Icekarting Levi, and then hit the slopes at Kids' Land.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Levi trip itinerary maker website.

You can fly from Saariselka to Levi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -5°C in February, and nighttime lows around -12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

1
night
Akaslompolo

Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Akaslompolo trip site.

You can drive from Levi to Akaslompolo in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -5°C in February, and nighttime lows around -12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Safaris
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

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