8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  18​h
1
Luosto
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Newark

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Luosto

Luosto ©
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park and then admire all the interesting features of Amethyst Mine Lapland.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Luosto online journey planner .

Newark, USA to Luosto is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 7 hour difference. In January, Luosto is much colder than Newark - with highs of 12°F and lows of -2°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Luosto

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

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction, contemplate the long history of Paikanselan Taistelualue, and then stroll through Salla Ski Resort.

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Drive from Luosto to Salla in 2 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Salla can reach 15°F, while at night they dip to 2°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Salla

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

2
nights
Levi

Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): have fun at Kid's Land, don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and then explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi. On your second day here, experience rural life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, then don't miss a visit to Snow Village, and finally don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Levi route planner .

Traveling by car from Salla to Levi takes 3.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Levi are 15°F, while nighttime lows are -1°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

#Wildlife, #Outdoors, #Tours

Side Trip

Kittila
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi
Snow Village ©
Snow Village

1
night
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
On the 15th (Tue), look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and then fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Akaslompolo online day trip planner .

You can drive from Levi to Akaslompolo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. January in Akaslompolo sees daily highs of 14°F and lows of -2°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

#Outdoors, #Winter Sports, #Parks

Side Trip

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

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 16th (Wed): enjoy some diversion at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, then see the interesting displays at Christmas House Santa, and then hit the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi online vacation planner .

Drive from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Rovaniemi when traveling from Akaslompolo in January, with lows around 6°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Outdoors, #Winter Sports, #Parks
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Safaris
Christmas House Santa ©
Christmas House Santa
Lumberjack's Candle Bridge ©
Lumberjack's Candle Bridge

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