11 days in Lapland Itinerary

11 days in Lapland Itinerary

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11 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Nottingham
Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 2 nights
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 ©
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): glide through natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. On the 24th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Snow Village and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Yllas Ski Resort.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Akaslompolo trip itinerary planner .

Nottingham, UK to Akaslompolo is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Nottingham in December: high temperatures in Akaslompolo hover around -5°C and lows are around -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Snow Village, Yllas Ski Resort
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Snow Village ©
Snow Village

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 25th (Wed): glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, get engrossed in the history at Samiland, and then have some family-friendly fun at Kid's Land.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Levi trip app .

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Levi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Levi sees daily highs of -6°C and lows of -15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Winter Sports Adventure Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 24 — 26:
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi
Samiland ©
Samiland

2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): hit the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum, have fun at Action Park, and then enjoy some friendly competition at Saariselka Bowling.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Saariselka trip 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 December, daily temperatures in Saariselka can reach -7°C, while at night they dip to -17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks

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
On the 29th (Sun), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Pyhatunturi trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Pyhatunturi takes 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 travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Nature Parks
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3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for theme parks, museums, fun & games, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, see Santa Claus Office, get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, and stop by LAURI.

To find maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip tool .

Getting from Pyhatunturi to Rovaniemi by car takes about 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around -6°C in December, and nighttime lows around -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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