10 days in Lapland Itinerary

10 days in Lapland Itinerary

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10 days in Lapland Itinerary

Stockholm
Fly:  6​h
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Levi
— 2 nights
bus + Fly + bus:  3​h
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Luosto
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h 45​min
Stockholm

2
days
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 7th (Fri), engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre. On the 8th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi day trip planning app .

Stockholm, Sweden to Rovaniemi is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, bus, and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 1 hour. Traveling from Stockholm in December, expect Rovaniemi to be a bit cooler, temps between -6°C and -13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Museums, #Wildlife
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

1
day
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop and then fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Akaslompolo online holiday planner .

Getting from Rovaniemi to Akaslompolo by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Akaslompolo are -5°C, while nighttime lows are -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can drive to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

#Winter Sports, #Outdoors, #Parks

Side Trip

Yllas Ski Resort
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Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

2
days
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 11th (Tue): ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Wed): make a trip to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, then admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, then get engrossed in the history at Samiland, and finally get your game on at Kid's Land.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Levi visit planner.

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Levi in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -6°C in December, and nighttime lows around -15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

#Adventure, #Winter Sports, #Outdoors
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

3
days
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Get some cultural insight at Siida and Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church. On the 14th (Fri), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Saariselka tour itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Levi to Saariselka in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Saariselka can reach -7°C, while at night they dip to -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Saariselka

#Winter Sports, #Outdoors, #Parks

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Siida ©
Siida
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

1
day
Luosto

Luosto ©
On the 16th (Sun), explore and take pictures at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Luosto trip planner .

You can drive from Saariselka to Luosto in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Luosto can reach -8°C, while at night they dip to -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.
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Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

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