12 days in Lapland Itinerary

12 days in Lapland Itinerary

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12 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Paris
Fly:  15​h
1
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 2 nights
3
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Paris

1
night
Akaslompolo

Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): take an exotic tour of a safari tour and then hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head outdoors with Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

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Paris, France to Akaslompolo is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Paris to Akaslompolo, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Paris in February, things will get much colder in Akaslompolo: highs are around -5°C and lows about -12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Yllas Ski Resort
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Safaris
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 23rd (Sat), glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and finally wander the streets of Ounasjoki - River for activities.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Levi visit site .

Getting from Akaslompolo to Levi by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. February in Levi sees daily highs of -5°C and lows of -12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Trails Tours
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Get a sense of the local culture at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Siida. Take a break from the city and head to Urho Kekkonen National Park and Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Step out of Saariselka to go to Inari and see Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church, which is approximately 1h 10 min away.

To see traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Saariselka day 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 February, plan for daily highs up to -6°C, and evening lows to -15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Inari
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): hit the slopes at Salla Ski Resort, then learn about all things military at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction, and then contemplate the long history of Paikanselan Taistelualue.

For reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Salla trip planner .

You can drive from Saariselka to Salla in 3.5 hours. February in Salla sees daily highs of -6°C and lows of -13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Salla

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Take a break from the city and head to Safaris and Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Arktikum and Rovaniemi Church. There's still lots to do: get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, stop by LAURI, see Santa Claus Office, and Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary maker website .

Getting from Salla to Rovaniemi by car takes about 2 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to -6°C, and evening lows to -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

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