11 days in Lapland Itinerary

11 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Nottingham
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  10 h 45 min
1
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Bus:  1 h 15 min
2
Levi
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  3 h
3
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Pyhatunturi
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly + Train:  8 h 15 min
End: Nottingham

1
night
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
On the 23rd (Mon), explore the striking landscape of Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. On the 24th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage and then fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Akaslompolo travel planning tool.

Nottingham, UK to Akaslompolo is an approximately 11.5- hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 2 hours. In December, Akaslompolo is cooler than Nottingham - with highs of -5°C and lows of -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a bus to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, Yllas Ski Resort
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage

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 25th (Wed): fly down the slopes at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Thu): join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, get engrossed in the history at Samiland, and then hit the slopes at Kids' Land.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Levi driving holiday planning site.

Traveling by bus from Akaslompolo to Levi takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around -6°C in December, and nighttime lows around -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Samiland ©
Samiland

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 27th (Fri), fly down the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum and then join in the after-dark buzz at Saariselka Bowling.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Saariselka driving holiday planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Levi to Saariselka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. December in Saariselka sees daily highs of -7°C and lows of -17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Gold Prospector Museum
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 28:
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Saariselka Bowling ©
Saariselka Bowling

1
night
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Pyhatunturi trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Saariselka to Pyhatunturi in 2.5 hours. December in Pyhatunturi sees daily highs of -8°C and lows of -17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Nature
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for wildlife, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Office, look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, and get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip planner.

Getting from Pyhatunturi to Rovaniemi by car takes about 2 hours. In December, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are -6°C, while nighttime lows are -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Outdoors Tours
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Safaris
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus

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