10 days in Lapland Itinerary

10 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Prague
Fly + Drive:  9 h 45 min
1
Pyhatunturi
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 15 min
3
Inari
— 2 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  2 h 30 min
4
Levi
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
5
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
6
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  7 h 45 min
End: Prague

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day
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
On the 23rd (Sun), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Pyhatunturi journey planning app.

Prague, Czech Republic to Pyhatunturi is an approximately 11.5- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Prague to Pyhatunturi due to the time zone difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Prague in December: high temperatures in Pyhatunturi hover around -8°C and lows are around -17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can go by car to Salla.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction, steep yourself in history at Paikanselan Taistelualue, and then hit the slopes at Salla Ski Resort.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Salla holiday planner.

You can drive from Pyhatunturi to Salla in 2 hours. In December, daytime highs in Salla are -7°C, while nighttime lows are -16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Inari.

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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction ©
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction
Paikanselan Taistelualue ©
Paikanselan Taistelualue

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Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. On the 25th (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, then tour or see a show at The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, and then take in the pleasant sights at Otsamo Fell. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Lemmenjoki National Park.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Inari travel planner.

Getting from Salla to Inari by car takes about 5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to -7°C, and evening lows to -17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lemmenjoki National Park
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Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Otsamo Fell ©
Otsamo Fell

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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.
On the 27th (Thu), grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort. On the 28th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hit the slopes at Kids' Land, then bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, and then find something for the whole family at Levi Huskypark.

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Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Inari to Levi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Levi are -6°C, while nighttime lows are -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to take a bus to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Levi Huskypark
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Levi Huskypark ©
Levi Huskypark
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
On the 29th (Sat), stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop and then fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Akaslompolo journey builder website.

Take a bus from Levi to Akaslompolo in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around -5°C in December, and nighttime lows around -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 30th (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, then enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office, and then have some family-friendly fun at Snowman World Igloo Hotel. On your second day here, get some fabulous bargains at Marttiini Store Old Factory, then Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, and then see the interesting displays at Christmas House Santa.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are -6°C, while nighttime lows are -13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors
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Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy
Snowman World Igloo Hotel ©
Snowman World Igloo Hotel
Marttiini Store Old Factory ©
Marttiini Store Old Factory

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