18 days in Lapland Itinerary

18 days in Lapland Itinerary

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18 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Kingston, Jamaica
Fly:  23​h
Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Luosto
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Salla
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
Saariselka
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  3​h
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Fly:  23​h 30​min
End: Kingston, Jamaica

4
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Christmas House Santa and Lapland Forestry Museum. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Arktikum and Korundi House of Culture. There's much more to do: fly down the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, see the interesting displays at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, and find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip planner .

Kingston, Jamaica to Rovaniemi is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kingston to Rovaniemi is 7 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Kingston in December: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around -6°C and lows are around -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Museums, #Parks, #Theme Parks
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Christmas House Santa ©
Christmas House Santa
Korundi House of Culture ©
Korundi House of Culture

2
nights
Luosto

Luosto ©
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park. Keep things going the next day: admire all the interesting features of Amethyst Mine Lapland, then view the masterpieces at Museum - Gallery Alariesto, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Sodankyla.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Luosto road trip planner.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Luosto by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in December, Luosto is slightly colder at night with lows of -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Luosto

#Parks, #Nature, #Museums

Side Trips

Sodankyla, Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

2
nights
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): stroll through Salla Ski Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Paikanselan Taistelualue and then take an in-depth tour of Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Salla trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Luosto to Salla in 2 hours. In December, daytime highs in Salla are -7°C, while nighttime lows are -16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Saariselka.

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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Gold Prospector Museum and Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel. Visit Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church for their historical value. Venture out of the city with trips to Inari (Siida & The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos).

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Saariselka trip builder .

Getting from Salla to Saariselka by car takes about 4 hours. December in Saariselka sees daily highs of -7°C and lows of -17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

#Theme Parks, #Museums, #Shopping

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
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Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos ©
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos

2
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.
On the 1st (Tue), glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and then take an in-depth tour of Samiland.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Levi trip maker app .

Getting from Saariselka to Levi by combination of bus and flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Levi can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Parks

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Nature & Wildlife Tours
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Nature & Wildlife Tours

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
On the 3rd (Thu), stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop, head outdoors with Scandinavian Adventures, and then fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort. On the 4th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, contemplate the long history of Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins, and then see the interesting displays at Muonion Kotiseutumuseo.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Akaslompolo trip builder tool .

Traveling by car from Levi to Akaslompolo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -11°C in January, and nighttime lows around -22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

#Outdoors, #Winter Sports, #Parks

Side Trips

Muonio, Yllas Ski Resort
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Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
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Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

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