14 days in Oulu & Lapland Itinerary

14 days in Oulu & Lapland Itinerary

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Oulu
— 2 nights
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Rovaniemi
— 5 nights
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Levi
— 3 nights
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Saariselka
— 3 nights

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Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Oulu is known for shopping, beaches, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Nallikari Beach, examine the collection at Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo, contemplate the long history of Kauppahalli, and appreciate the history behind Toripolliisi.

For traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Oulu day trip tool.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Oulu. Expect a daytime high around -3°C in February, and nighttime lows around -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Oulu

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Beaches
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Specialty Museum
Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo
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Science Museum
Tietomaa
4.1

5
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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Go for a jaunt from Rovaniemi to Luosto to see Amethyst Mine Lapland about 1h 35 min away. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi travel route planner.

Traveling by train from Oulu to Rovaniemi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Oulu, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Rovaniemi, ranging from highs of -6°C to lows of -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Museums

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Arktikum
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Safaris
4.4

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Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Levi: Lapland Hotels SnowVillage (in Kittila) and Akaslompolo (Seven Fells Up & Safaris). Next up on the itinerary: whizz through the canopy at Levi Ski Resort, make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, hit the slopes at Kids' Land, and bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Levi tour itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to -5°C, and evening lows to -12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Winter Sports

Side Trips

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Must see
Levi Ski Resort
4.4
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Auto Race Track
Icekarting Levi
4.8

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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Saariselka side-trips: Inari (Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church, Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, &more). Next up on the itinerary: gear up at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, explore the striking landscape of Urho Kekkonen National Park, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Saariselka trip builder site.

Traveling by flight from Levi to Saariselka takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to -6°C, and evening lows to -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

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