10 days in Lapland Itinerary

10 days in Lapland Itinerary

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10 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Berlin
Fly:  12​h 45​min
1
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 2 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  3​h
3
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Berlin

1
night
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): glide through natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Yllas Ski Resort, and then contemplate the long history of Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Akaslompolo day trip tool .

Berlin, Germany to Akaslompolo is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Berlin to Akaslompolo, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around -5°C in December, and nighttime lows around -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Muonio, Yllas Ski Resort
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

2
nights
Levi

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 31st (Mon): ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort. On the 1st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: experience rural life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, then don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally have fun at Kid's Land.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Levi journey planning tool .

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Levi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Levi can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
On the 2nd (Wed), get all the equipment you need at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: hit the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park, examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum, then look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel.

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Getting from Levi to Saariselka by combination of bus and flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -11°C in January, and nighttime lows around -20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Gold Prospector Museum, Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): brush up on your military savvy at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction and then fly down the slopes at Salla Ski Resort.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Salla trip builder site .

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Salla takes 3.5 hours. In January in Salla, expect temperatures between -11°C during the day and -19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Salla

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort

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 5th (Sat): snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village. Keep things going the next day: get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and then look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip planner .

Getting from Salla to Rovaniemi by car takes about 2 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to -10°C, and evening lows to -17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Tours Wildlife
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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