10 days in Lapland Itinerary

10 days in Lapland Itinerary

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10 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Amarillo
Fly:  25​h
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Luosto
— 1 night
Fly:  26​h
End: Amarillo

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): stop by Your Piece Of Finland. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Christmas House Santa, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally try your luck at Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi.

Plan trip to Rovaniemi with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Amarillo, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Amarillo to Rovaniemi is 8 hours. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Amarillo in January: highs in Rovaniemi hover around 16°F, while lows dip to 6°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Outdoors, #Winter Sports, #Parks
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Safaris
Christmas House Santa ©
Christmas House Santa
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

1
night
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and then fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

For traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Akaslompolo travel route planner .

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Akaslompolo in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Rovaniemi in January since evenings lows in Akaslompolo dip to -2°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

#Outdoors, #Winter Sports, #Parks

Side Trip

Yllas Ski Resort
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Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Safaris
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.
On the 8th (Tue), kick your exploration up a notch at Levi Ski Resort. Keep things going the next day: have some family-friendly fun at Kid's Land, stop by Elan Ski Shop & Rental, then admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, and finally wander the streets of Ounasjoki - River for activities.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Levi trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Levi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Levi can reach 15°F, while at night they dip to -1°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Salla.

Things to do in Levi

#Outdoors, #Adventure, #Winter Sports
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): hit the slopes at Salla Ski Resort, contemplate the long history of Paikanselan Taistelualue, and then learn about all things military at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Salla trip itinerary planning site .

Drive from Levi to Salla in 3.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Salla can reach 15°F, while at night they dip to 2°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Luosto.

Things to do in Salla

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

1
night
Luosto

Luosto ©
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park and then explore and take pictures at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Luosto travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Salla to Luosto by car takes about 2 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Luosto can reach 12°F, while at night they dip to -2°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Luosto

#Parks, #Wildlife
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

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