9 days in Lapland Itinerary

9 days in Lapland Itinerary

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9 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Paris
Fly:  15​h
1
Saariselka
— 1 night
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  3​h
2
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Paris


1
night
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, then trek along Urho Kekkonen National Park, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel. On the next day, fly down the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

To see other places to visit and more tourist information, read Saariselka itinerary website .

Paris, France to Saariselka is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Paris to Saariselka is 1 hour. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Paris in February, with highs in Saariselka at -6°C and lows at -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trip

Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, then admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and finally get your game on at Kid's Land.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Levi road trip planning tool .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Saariselka to Levi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to -5°C, and evening lows to -12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi

1
night
Akaslompolo

On the 28th (Thu), take a memorable tour with Tours and then fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Akaslompolo day trip website .

Drive from Levi to Akaslompolo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Akaslompolo are -5°C, while nighttime lows are -12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trip

Yllas Ski Resort
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Safaris
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for theme parks, museums, fun & games, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, see Santa Claus Office, look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland, and don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi online day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to -6°C, and evening lows to -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Tours
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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