11 days in Lapland Itinerary

11 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

1
night
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop, stroll through Yllas Ski Resort, and then contemplate the long history of Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Akaslompolo day trip website.

London, UK to Akaslompolo is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 2 hours. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from London in December; daily highs in Akaslompolo reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Parks Nature Winter Sports

Side Trips

Muonio, Yllas Ski Resort
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

3
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage in Kittila (about 46 minutes away). Spend the 30th (Sun) on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. There's lots more to do: join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, get your game on at G2 ICEKARTING, and explore the galleries of LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery.

To find other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Levi vacation planner.

Drive from Akaslompolo to Levi in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Levi, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Kittila
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): fly down the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park, thensee the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum, thenstop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu): fly down the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

Make your Saariselka itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by flight from Levi to Saariselka takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January in Saariselka, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, Gold Prospector Museum
Find places to stay Jan 1 — 3:
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for wildlife, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, see Santa Claus Office, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church.

To see maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip builder tool.

Getting from Saariselka to Rovaniemi by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Theme Parks Outdoors
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Safaris
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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