11 days in Lapland Itinerary

11 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

1
night
Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Luosto attractions planner.

Dallas, USA to Luosto is an approximately 23.5-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Dallas to Luosto due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dallas in December, things will get colder in Luosto: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to drive to Salla.

Things to do in Luosto

Parks Nature

Side Trip

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

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): stroll through Salla Ski Resort, steep yourself in history at Paikanselan Taistelualue, and then get engrossed in the history at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Salla trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Luosto to Salla takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around °F in December, and nighttime lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Salla

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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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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night
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 27th (Thu): fly down the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Saariselka online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Salla to Saariselka takes 4 hours. In December in Saariselka, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
On the 28th (Fri), identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, visit Ounasjoki - River for activities, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Yllas Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Akaslompolo trip builder app.

You can drive from Saariselka to Akaslompolo in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. In December in Akaslompolo, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Levi, Yllas Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

4
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Visiting Safaris and Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy will get you outdoors. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Syvasenvaara Fell and Christmas House Santa. The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, see Santa Claus Office, get your game on at Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi, and get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi sightseeing planner.

Getting from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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Safaris
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy
Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi ©
Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi

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