9 days in Lapland Itinerary

9 days in Lapland Itinerary

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9 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly + Drive:  13​h
1
Luosto
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Saariselka
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
3
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Tel Aviv

1
night
Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
On the 17th (Sat), go deep underground at Amethyst Mine Lapland, identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Luosto Adventures.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Luosto day trip planner .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Luosto is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and car. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Tel Aviv in August; daily highs in Luosto reach 20°C and lows reach 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Saariselka.

Things to do in Luosto

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

1
night
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
On the 18th (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Ruijanpolku Trail, then hit the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park, and then look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop.

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You can drive from Luosto to Saariselka in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Parks Trails
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park

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 19th (Mon): kick your exploration up a notch at Levi Ski Resort. On the next day, wander the streets of Ounasjoki - River for activities, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and then look for gifts at Elan Ski Shop & Rental.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Levi itinerary builder site .

Traveling by flight from Saariselka to Levi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August in Levi, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Winter Sports

Side Trip

Nature & Wildlife Tours
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental

4
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Escape the urban bustle at Pyha-Luosto National Park and Poro Farmi. Step out of Rovaniemi with an excursion to Korouoma Canyon in Posio--about 1h 40 min away. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, look for all kinds of wild species at Arctic Emotions Oy, look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, and enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi sightseeing website .

Traveling by car from Levi to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. On the 24th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Korouoma Canyon, Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Korouoma Canyon ©
Korouoma Canyon
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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