13 days in Lapland Itinerary

13 days in Lapland Itinerary

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13 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly:  18​h 15​min
1
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Luosto
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  16​h
End: Boston

1
night
Salla

Salla
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): steep yourself in history at Paikanselan Taistelualue and then brush up on your military savvy at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction. Here are some ideas for day two: ski along the peaceful trails at Ski Resort Suomutunturi.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Salla holiday planner .

Boston, USA to Salla is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. Traveling from Boston in December, things will get colder in Salla: highs are around 20°F and lows about 7°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Luosto.

Things to do in Salla

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Ski Resort Suomutunturi
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1
night
Luosto

Luosto ©
On the 24th (Mon), explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Luosto road trip tool .

You can drive from Salla to Luosto in 2 hours. In December, daytime highs in Luosto are 19°F, while nighttime lows are 6°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can go by car to Saariselka.

Things to do in Luosto

#Nature, #Parks

Side Trip

Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel will appeal to history buffs. You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos and Gold Prospector Museum. On the 26th (Wed), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

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Traveling by car from Luosto to Saariselka takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°F in December, and nighttime lows around 6°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Saariselka

#Outdoors, #Winter Sports, #Parks

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
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Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos ©
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
On the 28th (Fri), experience rural life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, then wander the streets of Ounasjoki - River for activities, and then stroll through Yllas Ski Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Akaslompolo holiday site .

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Akaslompolo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Akaslompolo sees daily highs of 23°F and lows of 9°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Winter Sports

Side Trips

Levi, Yllas Ski Resort, Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm
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Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

4
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 Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy and Feelapland. Explore hidden gems such as Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi and Christmas House Santa. The adventure continues: capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, browse the collection at Rovaniemi City Library, look for gifts at LAURI, and take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary maker site .

Drive from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of 22°F and lows of 11°F at night. On the 2nd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Fun & Games
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Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi ©
Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi
Photography Tours
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery

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