9 days in Lapland Itinerary

9 days in Lapland Itinerary

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9 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Vaasa
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
3
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Vaasa

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for wildlife, museums, fun & games, nightlife, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, get curious at Pilke Science Centre, look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, and find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Rovaniemi holiday planner .

Vaasa to Rovaniemi is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In November, Rovaniemi is a bit cooler than Vaasa - with highs of -2°C and lows of -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Wildlife
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

3
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Levi: Snow Village (in Kittila) and Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park (in Muonio). There's lots more to do: stroll through Levi Ski Resort, fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort, don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, and have some family-friendly fun at Kids' Land.

For reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Levi trip planner .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Rovaniemi in November since evenings lows in Levi dip to -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Kittila, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Yllas Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Snow Village ©
Snow Village

2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Urho Kekkonen National Park, then pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, and then examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum, and then look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop.

To see photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Saariselka trip planner .

Fly from Levi to Saariselka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Saariselka are -3°C, while nighttime lows are -10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

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