8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Denver
Fly:  21​h
1
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Levi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + foot + train:  18​h
End: Denver

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): brush up on your military savvy at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Salla journey builder app .

Denver, USA to Salla is an approximately 21-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Denver to Salla. When traveling from Denver in December, plan for much colder days and little chillier nights in Salla: temperatures range from 20°F by day to 7°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Salla

#Winter Sports, #Parks, #Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 28:
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort

1
night
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop and then fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

To find photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Akaslompolo trip itinerary planning website .

Getting from Salla to Akaslompolo by car takes about 4 hours. 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 Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

#Winter Sports, #Parks, #Outdoors

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.
On the 30th (Sun), take an in-depth tour of Samiland, enjoy some diversion at Kid's Land, and then don't miss a visit to Ounasjoki - River for activities.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Levi trip maker app .

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Levi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°F in December, and nighttime lows around 8°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

#Museums, #Fun & Games, #Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Dec 29 — 30:

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Step off the beaten path and head to Christmas House Santa and Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi. Korundi House of Culture and Santa's House of Snowmobiles are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland, take an exotic tour of Feelapland, and take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge.

To see other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi route planner.

Drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between 22°F during the day and 11°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Fun & Games, #Tours, #Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 2:
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Christmas House Santa ©
Christmas House Santa
Photography Tours
Korundi House of Culture ©
Korundi House of Culture

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