11 days in Lapland Itinerary

11 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Brussels
Fly + Drive:  14 h 45 min
1
Inari
— 1 night
Shuttle + Fly:  2 h 30 min
2
Levi
— 3 nights
Bus:  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 + Train:  8 h
End: Brussels

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): wander the wide-open spaces of Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, then explore the venue of The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Inari travel route planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Inari is an approximately 14.5- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Brussels in February, expect nights in Inari to be much colder, around -15°C, while days are little chillier, around -6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Historic Sites
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Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos ©
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Samiland and Museum of Fine Arts Einari Junttila. Get outdoors at Levi Ski Resort and Nature & Wildlife Tours. There's much more to do: bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, relax in the rural setting at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and stop by Inghams Mini Husky Experience.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Levi trip planner.

Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Inari to Levi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -5°C in February, and nighttime lows around -12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to catch the bus to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Kittila, Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Samiland ©
Samiland

1
night
Akaslompolo

Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour and then fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Akaslompolo trip planning app.

Traveling by bus from Levi to Akaslompolo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. February in Akaslompolo sees daily highs of -5°C and lows of -12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Yllas Ski Resort
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Safaris
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

2
nights
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): hit the slopes at Salla Ski Resort, contemplate the long history of Paikanselan Taistelualue, and then take an in-depth tour of Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Salla trip planner.

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Salla in 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around -6°C in February, and nighttime lows around -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Salla

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

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Escape the urban bustle at Safaris and Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Rovaniemi Local History Museum and Christmas House Santa. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Korundi House of Culture, make a trip to Santa Claus Village, see Santa Claus Office, and take an in-depth tour of Arktikum.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Salla to Rovaniemi takes 2 hours. In February, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are -6°C, while nighttime lows are -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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