11 days in Lapland Itinerary

11 days in Lapland Itinerary

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11 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  18​h 15​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Saariselka
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Kilpisjarvi
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Levi
— 2 nights
Fly:  21​h 45​min
End: Singapore

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland, hit the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, then examine the collection at Christmas House Santa, and finally take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge. Keep things going the next day: see Santa Claus Office, then capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and then catch some excitement at Feelapland.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi day trip planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Singapore to Rovaniemi. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Singapore in January: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around -10°C and lows are around -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Fun & Games
Find places to stay Jan 26 — 27:
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Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office
Lumberjack's Candle Bridge ©
Lumberjack's Candle Bridge
Your Piece Of Finland ©
Your Piece Of Finland

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): fly down the slopes at Salla Ski Resort, steep yourself in history at Paikanselan Taistelualue, and then brush up on your military savvy at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Salla road trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Salla takes 2 hours. In January in Salla, expect temperatures between -11°C during the day and -19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Salla

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Winter Sports
Find places to stay Jan 27 — 28:
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort

1
night
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
On the 29th (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, explore the striking landscape of Urho Kekkonen National Park, then see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum, and finally enjoy some diversion at Action Park.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Saariselka tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Salla to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around -11°C in January, and nighttime lows around -20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel to Kilpisjarvi.

Things to do in Saariselka

#Fun & Games, #Nature, #Parks

Side Trips

Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, Gold Prospector Museum
Find places to stay Jan 28 — 29:
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

1
night
Kilpisjarvi

Kilpisjarvi ©
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Tsahkal Falls and then make a trip to Saana.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Kilpisjarvi online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Kilpisjarvi takes 6 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Saariselka to Kilpisjarvi is minus 1 hour. In January, Kilpisjarvi is somewhat warmer than Saariselka - with highs of -3°C and lows of -10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Kilpisjarvi

#Nature, #Parks, #Wildlife
Find places to stay Jan 29 — 30:
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Saana ©
Saana

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Kick off your visit on the 31st (Thu): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour and then fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop, tour the pleasant surroundings at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, and then steep yourself in history at Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Akaslompolo road trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Kilpisjarvi to Akaslompolo takes 3.5 hours. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In January, Akaslompolo is a bit cooler than Kilpisjarvi - with highs of -11°C and lows of -22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Winter Sports

Side Trips

Muonio, Yllas Ski Resort
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Safaris
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

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 2nd (Sat): stop by Elan Ski Shop & Rental, then don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and then get your game on at Kid's Land. Keep things going the next day: experience rural life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, then make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, and finally admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Levi holiday builder app .

Drive from Akaslompolo to Levi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Levi can reach -5°C, while at night they dip to -12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Tours

Side Trip

Kittila
Find places to stay Feb 1 — 3:
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LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi

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