9 days in Lapland Itinerary

9 days in Lapland Itinerary

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9 days in Lapland Itinerary

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

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 4th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church. On the 5th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Arktikum and then find something for the whole family at SantaPark.

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Moscow, Russia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Moscow Standard Time to Eastern European Time is minus 1 hour. In February, Rovaniemi is slightly colder than Moscow - with highs of -6°C and lows of -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Saariselka.

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Theme Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): hit the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. On the 8th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour and then have fun at Action Park.

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You can drive from Rovaniemi to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Saariselka when traveling from Rovaniemi in February, with lows around -15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

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 9th (Sat), ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and then explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi.

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Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Saariselka to Levi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -5°C in February, and nighttime lows around -12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Adventure Winter Sports Outdoors
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

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nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
On the 11th (Mon), stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop, then stroll through Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, and then examine the collection at Muonion Kotiseutumuseo.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Akaslompolo tour planner .

Getting from Levi to Akaslompolo by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In February in Akaslompolo, expect temperatures between -5°C during the day and -12°C at night. On the 12th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Winter Sports Nature

Side Trip

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Safaris
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

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