8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Ivalo
— 1 night
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Levi
— 2 nights
3
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights

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Ivalo

Ivalo ©
Ivalo is a village in the municipality of Inari, Lapland, Finland, located on the Ivalo River 20km south of Lake Inari. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church and then fly down the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Ivalo trip builder site.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Ivalo is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Amsterdam in March; daily highs in Ivalo reach -1°C and lows reach -12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Ivalo

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks

Side Trips

Saariselka, Inari
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

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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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. On your second day here, shop like a local with Jemes Sport, make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, then join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, and finally fly down the slopes at Kids' Land.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Levi sightseeing app.

Getting from Ivalo to Levi by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Expect a daytime high around 0°C in March, and nighttime lows around -10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Giewont Husky Adventures, Jemes Sport
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Jemes Sport ©
Jemes Sport
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): fly down the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, then see Santa Claus Office, then Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, and finally take an in-depth tour of Arktikum.

To see traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip maker.

Traveling by car from Levi to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between -1°C during the day and -9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
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Safaris
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Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy

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