11 days in Lapland Itinerary

11 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Pelkosenniemi
— 1 day
2
Salla
— 1 night
3
Saariselka
— 1 night
4
Levi
— 3 nights
5
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights

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Pelkosenniemi

Pelkosenniemi ©
Pelkosenniemi is a municipality of Finland.Pelkosenniemi is located in the province of Lapland. On the 15th (Sat), explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Pelkosenniemi journey planner.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Pelkosenniemi is an approximately 26-hour combination of flight and car. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Johannesburg in December, with highs in Pelkosenniemi at °C and lows at °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Salla.

Things to do in Pelkosenniemi

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park

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Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction, thensteep yourself in history at Paikanselan Taistelualue, and then hit the slopes at Salla Ski Resort.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Salla trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Pelkosenniemi to Salla takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Salla

Winter Sports Outdoors 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

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Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel and then get in on the family fun at Angry Birds Activity Park.

For traveler tips and other tourist information, use the Saariselka road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Salla to Saariselka takes 4 hours. In December, daytime highs in Saariselka are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel
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Angry Birds Activity Park ©
Angry Birds Activity Park
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel ©
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel

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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Levi Huskypark and Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm. Attractions like Levi Ski Resort and Icekarting Levi make great kid-friendly stops. There's lots more to do: get your game on at Kids' Land, browse the exhibits of LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Levi fast, fun, and easy.

Traveling by flight from Saariselka to Levi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December in Levi, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Yllas Ski Resort, Levi Huskypark
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Levi Huskypark ©
Levi Huskypark
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Santa Claus Village and SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Syvasenvaara Fell and Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy. And it doesn't end there: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, see Santa Claus Office, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and get some fabulous bargains at Marttiini Store Old Factory.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip planner.

Drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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Safaris
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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