11 days in Lapland Itinerary

11 days in Lapland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lapland holiday planner

©
This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

11 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Zurich
Fly + Drive:  7​h 45​min
1
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
3
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Zurich

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Fri): trek along Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Akaslompolo online driving holiday planner .

Zurich, Switzerland to Akaslompolo is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Eastern European Time is 1 hour. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Zurich in January, with highs in Akaslompolo at -11°C and lows at -22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trips

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Yllas Ski Resort
Find places to stay Jan 10 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Scandinavian Adventures ©
Scandinavian Adventures
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): hit the slopes at Levi Ski Resort. Keep things going the next day: experience rural life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then make a trip to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Kid's Land.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Levi trip planner .

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Levi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to -11°C, and evening lows to -21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Parks
Find places to stay Jan 12 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
On the 15th (Tue), hit the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. On the 16th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Urho Kekkonen National Park, pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, then stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop, and finally enjoy some diversion at Action Park.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Saariselka online driving holiday planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Levi to Saariselka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January in Saariselka, expect temperatures between -11°C during the day and -20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Saariselka

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel
Find places to stay Jan 14 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): fly down the slopes at Salla Ski Resort, then savor a hot drink at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction, and then steep yourself in history at Paikanselan Taistelualue.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Salla online holiday planner .

Drive from Saariselka to Salla in 3.5 hours. January in Salla sees daily highs of -11°C and lows of -19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Salla

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks
Find places to stay Jan 16 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort
Paikanselan Taistelualue ©
Paikanselan Taistelualue
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Safaris and Santa Claus Village. Discover out-of-the-way places like Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy and Lumberjack's Candle Bridge. The adventure continues: find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery, pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, and see Santa Claus Office.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Salla to Rovaniemi takes 2 hours. January in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of -10°C and lows of -17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Winter Sports Theme Parks
Find places to stay Jan 17 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery

Similar Plans

14 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 12 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM FRANCE February, romantic, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: February, romantic, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 13 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE November, culture, outdoors, romantic, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, romantic ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM BRAZIL February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 12 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM FRANCE February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 19 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM MEXICO December, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM SPAIN December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM BELGIUM August, popular sights PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 13 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM SWITZERLAND January, outdoors, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: January, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 15 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, popular sights PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 12 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE February, relaxing, romantic, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, relaxing, romantic, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy
View more plans