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

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Arktikum and Santa's House of Snowmobiles. Get some cultural insight at Rovaniemi Local History Museum and Christmas House Santa. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, try your luck at Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi, and don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Office.

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

Dallas, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. Traveling from Dallas to Rovaniemi, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. In December, Rovaniemi is much colder than Dallas - with highs of 22°F and lows of 11°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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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Safaris
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): fly down the slopes at Salla Ski Resort, steep yourself in history at Paikanselan Taistelualue, and then take an in-depth tour of Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Salla tour itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Salla takes 2 hours. In December, daytime highs in Salla are 20°F, while nighttime lows are 7°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Salla

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors
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Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction ©
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction
Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort
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. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, then see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then take some stellar pictures from Otsamo Fell.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Inari trip builder.

Getting from Salla to Inari by car takes about 5 hours. In December in Inari, expect temperatures between 21°F during the day and 6°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can 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): kick your exploration up a notch at Levi Ski Resort. On your second day here, get engrossed in the history at Samiland, bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, then view the masterpieces at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally take a stroll through Ounasjoki - River for activities.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Levi day trip app.

Traveling by flight from Inari to Levi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°F in December, and nighttime lows around 8°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Winter Sports · Adventure
Find places to stay Dec 29 — 31:
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Samiland ©
Samiland
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

1
night
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and then stroll through Yllas Ski Resort.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Akaslompolo online trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Levi to Akaslompolo in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Akaslompolo can reach 23°F, while at night they dip to 9°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports

Side Trip

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

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