9 days in Lapland Itinerary

9 days in Lapland Itinerary

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9 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: St. Petersburg
Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: St. Petersburg

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Step off the beaten path and head to Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus. Explore Saariselka's surroundings by going to Inari (Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center & Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church).

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Saariselka route app .

St. Petersburg, Russia to Saariselka is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Moscow Standard Time to Eastern European Time is minus 1 hour. In November, Saariselka is a bit cooler than St. Petersburg - with highs of -3°C and lows of -10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Museums Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): ski along the peaceful trails at Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages, bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, and then relax in the rural setting at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Levi vacation builder app .

Fly from Saariselka to Levi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November in Levi, expect temperatures between -3°C during the day and -11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Winter Sports Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages, Giewont Husky Adventures
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages ©
Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Poro Farmi and Marttiinin Shop Wanha Tehdas (Old Factory). There's lots more to do: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, make a trip to Santa Claus Village, and enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office.

To see ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip planner.

You can drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to -2°C, and evening lows to -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Theme Parks Parks
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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