8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  19​h 30​min
1
Levi
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Newark

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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 15th (Sat), glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort.

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Newark, USA to Levi is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Newark to Levi due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Newark in December; daily highs in Levi reach 22°F and lows reach 8°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

#Tours, #Adventure, #Winter Sports
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

1
night
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop and then hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Akaslompolo travel route planner .

Getting from Levi to Akaslompolo by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 23°F, and evening lows to 9°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Salla.

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
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): brush up on your military savvy at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction and then hit the slopes at Salla Ski Resort.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Salla road trip tool .

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Salla takes 4 hours. In December in Salla, expect temperatures between 20°F during the day and 7°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Salla

#Winter Sports, #Parks, #Outdoors
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Arktikum and then fly down the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Christmas House Santa and then get in on the family fun at SantaPark.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi day trip planner .

Getting from Salla to Rovaniemi by car takes about 2 hours. December in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of 22°F and lows of 11°F at night. On the 20th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Winter Sports, #Parks
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SantaPark ©
SantaPark
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Christmas House Santa ©
Christmas House Santa

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