8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly:  17​h 45​min
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Levi
— 1 night
Fly:  22​h 15​min
End: Washington DC

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): take an exotic tour of a safari tour and then fly down the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy. Keep things going the next day: find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, then see Santa Claus Office, and then get in on the family fun at SantaPark.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi day trip app .

Washington DC, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of subway, bus, and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Washington DC to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. In December, Rovaniemi is cooler than Washington DC - with highs of 22°F and lows of 11°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Outdoors, #Winter Sports
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Safaris
SantaPark ©
SantaPark
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): brush up on your military savvy at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Salla Ski Resort.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Salla trip itinerary maker app .

Getting from Rovaniemi to Salla by car takes about 2 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Salla can reach 20°F, while at night they dip to 7°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel to Akaslompolo.

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

1
night
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

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

You can drive from Salla to Akaslompolo in 4 hours. In December, daytime highs in Akaslompolo are 23°F, while nighttime lows are 9°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

#Winter Sports, #Outdoors, #Parks

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Yllas Ski Resort
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Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

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 31st (Mon), hit the slopes at Levi Ski Resort. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, and then have some family-friendly fun at Kid's Land.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Levi vacation tool .

Getting from Akaslompolo to Levi by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°F in December, and nighttime lows around 8°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

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