10 days in Lapland Itinerary

10 days in Lapland Itinerary

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10 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Dublin
Fly + Drive:  9​h 45​min
1
Levi
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Inari
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Tankavaara
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Dublin

1
night
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
On the 8th (Sat), have some family-friendly fun at G2 Ice Karting Levi, explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, then don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally get your game on at Kid's Land. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Levi vacation site .

Dublin, Ireland to Levi is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Time is 2 hours. Traveling from Dublin in December, things will get cooler in Levi: highs are around -6°C and lows about -15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery
G2 ICEKARTING ©
G2 ICEKARTING

2
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Siida, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, and then get into the urban bustle at The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos. Here are some ideas for day two: take some stellar pictures from Otsamo Fell and then pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church.

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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 -7°C, while at night they dip to -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Tankavaara.

Things to do in Inari

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
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Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Otsamo Fell ©
Otsamo Fell

2
nights
Tankavaara

Tankavaara ©
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): hit the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Thu): examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum, then enjoy some diversion at Action Park, then stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop, and finally stop by Shamaan Design - Lappi Shop.

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Traveling by car from Inari to Tankavaara takes 1.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Tankavaara can reach -7°C, while at night they dip to -17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Salla.

Things to do in Tankavaara

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Saariselka
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Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): hit the slopes at Salla Ski Resort, learn about all things military at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction, and then steep yourself in history at Paikanselan Taistelualue.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Salla trip itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Tankavaara to Salla in 3.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Salla are -7°C, while nighttime lows are -16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Salla

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

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
On the 15th (Sat), glide through natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Yllas Ski Resort.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Akaslompolo trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by car from Salla to Akaslompolo takes 4 hours. In December in Akaslompolo, expect temperatures between -5°C during the day and -15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

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

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