12 days in Lapland Itinerary

12 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Dusseldorf
Fly + Drive:  10 h 30 min
1
Levi
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  3 h
2
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Pyhatunturi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h 15 min
End: Dusseldorf

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.
Visiting Levi Ski Resort and Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park will get you outdoors. Change things up with a short trip to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage in Kittila (about 46 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort, get all the equipment you need at Elan Ski Shop & Rental, bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, and look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

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Dusseldorf, Germany to Levi is an approximately 10.5- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dusseldorf to Levi due to the time zone difference. In July, Levi is slightly colder than Dusseldorf - with highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, Yllas Ski Resort, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

3
nights
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 in touch with nature at Urho Kekkonen National Park and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Change things up with a short trip to Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center in Inari (about 1 hour away). There's still lots to do: get all the equipment you need at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort, stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop, get a taste of life in the country at Saariselka Reindeer Farm, and find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Saariselka online trip itinerary planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Levi to Saariselka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. July in Saariselka sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trip

Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

2
nights
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park and then explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in breathtaking views at Isokuru, go deep underground at Amethyst Mine Lapland, and then do some two-wheel cruising with Luosto Adventures.

To see reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Pyhatunturi travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Pyhatunturi takes 2.5 hours. In July in Pyhatunturi, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Luosto
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Take a break from the city and head to Ranua Zoo and Syvasenvaara Fell. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, make a trip to Lordi's Square, and engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre.

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You can drive from Pyhatunturi to Rovaniemi in 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Ranua Zoo
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Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo
Fishing Charters & Tours
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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