8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Newark
Fly:  20​h
Akaslompolo
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Levi
— 1 night
bus + Fly + shuttle:  2​h 30​min
Inari
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
Newark

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Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop and then hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

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Newark, USA to Akaslompolo is an approximately 20-hour flight. Traveling from Newark to Akaslompolo, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Newark in December, expect Akaslompolo to be much colder, temps between 23°F and 9°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

#Outdoors, #Winter Sports, #Parks

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

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): enjoy some diversion at Kid's Land, then explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, and then get in on the family fun at Levi Huskypark.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Levi online trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Akaslompolo to Levi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Levi are 22°F, while nighttime lows are 8°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

#Theme Parks, #Fun & Games

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Levi Huskypark
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Levi Huskypark ©
Levi Huskypark
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi

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Inari

Inari ©
On the 4th (Tue), get into the urban bustle at The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, and then see the interesting displays at Siida.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Inari journey planner.

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle from Levi to Inari in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Inari can reach 21°F, while at night they dip to 6°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Inari

#Shopping, #Tours, #Museums
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The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos ©
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos
Siida ©
Siida
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

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Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): brush up on your military savvy at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction, contemplate the long history of Paikanselan Taistelualue, and then hit the slopes at Salla Ski Resort.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Salla trip planning app .

You can drive from Inari to Salla in 5 hours. December in Salla sees daily highs of 20°F and lows of 7°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Salla

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

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days
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 6th (Thu), take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, see Santa Claus Office, then examine the collection at Christmas House Santa, and finally stroll through Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Fri): make a trip to Lordi's Square, explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, make a trip to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas, then admire the masterpieces at Korundi House of Culture, and finally enjoy some diversion at Snowman World Igloo Hotel.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by car from Salla to Rovaniemi takes 2 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach 22°F, while at night they dip to 11°F. On the 8th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Parks, #Museums, #Outdoors
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Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy
Christmas House Santa ©
Christmas House Santa
Lumberjack's Candle Bridge ©
Lumberjack's Candle Bridge

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