11 days in Lapland Itinerary

11 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
On the 11th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Akaslompolo itinerary planner.

Zurich, Switzerland to Akaslompolo is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Zurich to Akaslompolo is 1 hour. Traveling from Zurich in January, things will get much colder in Akaslompolo: highs are around -11°C and lows about -22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Yllas Ski Resort
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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.
On the 13th (Sun), ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, then shop like a local with LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and then get your game on at Kids' Land.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Levi trip itinerary app.

Getting from Akaslompolo to Levi by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Levi are -11°C, while nighttime lows are -21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

2
nights
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.
On the 15th (Tue), fly down the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. On the 16th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Urho Kekkonen National Park, then pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, and then look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Saariselka day trip planning website.

You can fly from Levi to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Saariselka can reach -11°C, while at night they dip to -20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel ©
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): fly down the slopes at Salla Ski Resort, then get engrossed in the history at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction, and then contemplate the long history of Paikanselan Taistelualue.

Plan trip to Salla with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Saariselka to Salla by car takes about 4 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to -11°C, and evening lows to -19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Salla

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

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Discover out-of-the-way places like German Soldier s Cemetery and Your Piece Of Finland. Escape the urban bustle at Safaris and Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy. There's much more to do: find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, and see Santa Claus Office.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi road trip tool.

You can drive from Salla to Rovaniemi in 2 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach -10°C, while at night they dip to -17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Theme Parks · Parks
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Safaris
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus

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