7 days in Lapland Itinerary

7 days in Lapland Itinerary

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7 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Genoa
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  11​h
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Levi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Luosto
— 1 night
Fly:  13​h
End: Genoa

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 28th (Fri), make a trip to Santa Claus Office, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then have fun at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, then get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, and finally look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get in on the family fun at SantaPark, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and then take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip itinerary builder tool .

Genoa, Italy to Rovaniemi is an approximately 11-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Genoa to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Genoa in December, expect Rovaniemi to be much colder, temps between -6°C and -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Outdoors, #Fun & Games
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Safaris
SantaPark ©
SantaPark
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

1
night
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
On the 30th (Sun), look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop and then hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Akaslompolo trip builder .

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 up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Winter Sports

Side Trip

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

1
night
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Mon): ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Levi trip itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Levi in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Levi can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Levi

#Adventure, #Outdoors, #Parks
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

1
night
Luosto

Luosto ©
On the 1st (Tue), look for all kinds of wild species at Kopara Reindeer Park and then explore and take pictures at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

To see reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Luosto itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from Levi to Luosto takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Luosto are -8°C, while nighttime lows are -17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Luosto

#Parks, #Wildlife
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

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