10 days in Lapland Itinerary

10 days in Lapland Itinerary

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10 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Miami
Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
3
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Luosto
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Miami

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Christmas House Santa and Rovaniemi Church. Get outdoors at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy and Safaris. There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, get curious at Pilke Science Centre, see the interesting displays at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, and get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi tour builder app .

Miami, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of tram and flight. You can also do a combination of tram, flight, and train; or do a combination of tram, flight, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Miami to Rovaniemi is 7 hours. Traveling from Miami in December, expect Rovaniemi to be colder, temps between 22°F and 11°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Outdoors Parks
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Safaris
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

1
night
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop and then hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Akaslompolo trip planner .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Akaslompolo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Akaslompolo sees daily highs of 23°F and lows of 9°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can drive to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Yllas Ski Resort
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Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

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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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): take a memorable tour with Levi Ski Resort.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Levi route planner .

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Levi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°F in December, and nighttime lows around 8°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Adventure Outdoors
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. On the 31st (Mon), steep yourself in history at Paikanselan Taistelualue and then hit the slopes at Salla Ski Resort.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Salla using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Levi to Salla takes 3.5 hours. In December in Salla, expect temperatures between 20°F during the day and 7°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Luosto.

Things to do in Salla

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort

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Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): take an exotic tour of a safari tour, explore and take pictures at Amethyst Mine Lapland, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Sodankyla. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

Discover how to plan a Luosto trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Salla to Luosto takes 2 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Luosto can reach 12°F, while at night they dip to -2°F. You will leave for home on the 3rd (Thu).

Things to do in Luosto

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Church of Sodankyla, Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

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