11 days in Lapland Itinerary

11 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
2
Salla
— 1 night
3
Inari
— 1 night
4
Levi
— 2 nights
5
Akaslompolo
— 1 night

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Syvasenvaara Fell and Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi. Get a sense of the local culture at Santa's House of Snowmobiles and Christmas House Santa. And it doesn't end there: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery, see Santa Claus Office, and don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

To find where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip itinerary website.

Dallas, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually an 8 hour difference. Traveling from Dallas in December, things will get much colder in Rovaniemi: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Theme Parks Fun & Games
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Safaris
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Salla Ski Resort, steep yourself in history at Paikanselan Taistelualue, and then get engrossed in the history at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Salla day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Salla takes 2 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Salla

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

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. On the 29th (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then go for a walk through Otsamo Fell.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Inari trip planner.

Drive from Salla to Inari in 5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort. On the 31st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Samiland, bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, thenexplore the galleries of LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally visit Ounasjoki - River for activities.

For maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Levi trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Inari to Levi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December in Levi, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Adventure Tours
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Samiland ©
Samiland
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

1
night
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop, thentake an exotic tour of a safari tour, and then fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Akaslompolo travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Levi to Akaslompolo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Akaslompolo are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

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

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