11 days in Lapland Itinerary

11 days in Lapland Itinerary

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11 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  26​h
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Levi
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  3​h
4
Saariselka
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Luosto
— 2 nights
Fly:  28​h
End: Sydney

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and then fly down the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, then see the interesting displays at Christmas House Santa, then make a trip to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas, and finally admire the masterpieces at Korundi House of Culture.

To see traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi online trip itinerary planner .

Sydney, Australia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 26-hour flight. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Sydney to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Sydney in December: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around -6°C and lows are around -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Winter Sports
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Safaris
Christmas House Santa ©
Christmas House Santa
Lumberjack's Candle Bridge ©
Lumberjack's Candle Bridge

1
night
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Yllas Ski Resort.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Akaslompolo day trip planner.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Akaslompolo by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to -5°C, and evening lows to -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

#Outdoors, #Winter Sports, #Parks

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Levi

Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Get in touch with nature at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Levi Ski Resort. Discover out-of-the-way places like Levi Huskypark and Giewont Husky Adventures. There's lots more to do: have some family-friendly fun at Kid's Land, identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, make a trip to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi.

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Getting from Akaslompolo to Levi by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Levi are -6°C, while nighttime lows are -15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Parks

Side Trips

Kittila, Levi Huskypark
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi

1
night
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, explore the striking landscape of Urho Kekkonen National Park, then see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum, and finally enjoy some diversion at Action Park.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Saariselka planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Levi to Saariselka takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to -11°C, and evening lows to -20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Saariselka

#Fun & Games, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trips

Gold Prospector Museum, Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

2
nights
Luosto

Luosto ©
On the 3rd (Thu), look for all kinds of wild species at Kopara Reindeer Park, then admire all the interesting features of Amethyst Mine Lapland, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Sodankyla.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Luosto trip maker site .

You can drive from Saariselka to Luosto in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Luosto are -13°C, while nighttime lows are -22°C. On the 4th (Fri), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Luosto

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Church of Sodankyla
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

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