10 days in Lapland Itinerary

10 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
2
Saariselka
— 3 nights
3
Salla
— 1 night
4
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights

1
night
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort. On your second day here, take a memorable tour with Levi Ski Resort.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Akaslompolo trip maker tool.

New York City, USA to Akaslompolo is an approximately 23.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from New York City in December: high temperatures in Akaslompolo hover around °F and lows are around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Levi Ski Resort, Yllas Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
Step off the beaten path and head to Gold Prospector Museum and Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church. Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church and Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with a short trip to Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center in Inari (about 56 minutes away). categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. There's more to do: find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park and stop by Shamaan Design - Lappi Shop.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Saariselka trip planner.

Drive from Akaslompolo to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In December in Saariselka, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
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Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

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night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): hit the slopes at Salla Ski Resort, thencontemplate the long history of Paikanselan Taistelualue, and then take an in-depth tour of Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Salla online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Saariselka to Salla in 4 hours. December in Salla sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Salla

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction ©
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction
Paikanselan Taistelualue ©
Paikanselan Taistelualue

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Get a sense of the local culture at German Soldier s Cemetery and Arktikum. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Korundi House of Culture and Your Piece Of Finland. Next up on the itinerary: find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, make a trip to Santa Claus Village, see Santa Claus Office, and examine the collection at Christmas House Santa.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip site.

You can drive from Salla to Rovaniemi in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around °F in December, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Theme Parks Tours
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Safaris
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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