10 days in Lapland Itinerary

10 days in Lapland Itinerary

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

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night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 2nd (Mon), make a trip to Santa Claus Village, see Santa Claus Office, thenstroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery, thentake an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and finally stop by Your Piece Of Finland. Keep things going the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell and then see the top attractions with Feelapland.

To see other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi online itinerary planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in December, things will get much colder in Rovaniemi: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): hit the slopes at Salla Ski Resort, get engrossed in the history at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction, and then steep yourself in history at Paikanselan Taistelualue.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Salla trip builder tool.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Salla in 2 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Salla

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

2
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.
On the 5th (Thu), hit the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. On the 6th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, thenlook for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop, and then see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum.

To find photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Saariselka route planner.

Traveling by car from Salla to Saariselka takes 4 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Saariselka can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, Gold Prospector Museum
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel ©
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel

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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.
Visiting Levi Ski Resort and Yllas Ski Resort will get you outdoors. Step out of Levi to go to Muonio and see Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, which is approximately 58 minutes away. It doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm and hit the slopes at Kids' Land.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Levi trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Saariselka to Levi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. December in Levi sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Yllas Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

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