11 days in Lapland Itinerary

11 days in Lapland Itinerary

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11 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly:  14​h 45​min
1
Inari
— 1 night
+2
shuttle + Fly + bus:  2​h 30​min
2
Levi
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Salla
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h
End: Brussels

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): do sightseeing your way with Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, take a stroll around The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

For more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Inari journey planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Inari is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Brussels to Inari, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Brussels, expect little chillier days and cooler nights in Inari, ranging from highs of -6°C to lows of -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Tours Wildlife Shopping
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The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos ©
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

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.
Visiting Levi Ski Resort and Nature & Wildlife Tours will get you outdoors. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Samiland and Museum of Fine Arts Einari Junttila. The adventure continues: admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, make a trip to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and experience rural life at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Levi online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of shuttle, flight, and bus from Inari to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Levi can reach -5°C, while at night they dip to -12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Trails

Side Trips

Kittila, Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Nature & Wildlife Tours
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

1
night
Akaslompolo

On the 11th (Mon), see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour and then hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

To find maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Akaslompolo online route planner .

Getting from Levi to Akaslompolo by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In February in Akaslompolo, expect temperatures between -5°C during the day and -12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Salla.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Yllas Ski Resort
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Safaris
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

2
nights
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): hit the slopes at Salla Ski Resort, then steep yourself in history at Paikanselan Taistelualue, and then join in the after-dark buzz at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Salla travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Salla takes 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around -6°C in February, and nighttime lows around -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Salla

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Get some cultural insight at Christmas House Santa and Rovaniemi Local History Museum. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy and Korundi House of Culture. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, see Santa Claus Office, and find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Rovaniemi vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Salla to Rovaniemi takes 2 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Outdoors Parks
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Safaris
Rovaniemi Local History Museum ©
Rovaniemi Local History Museum