12 days in Lapland Itinerary

12 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Manchester
Fly + Drive:  8 h 30 min
1
Luosto
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h
4
Levi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
End: Manchester

1
day
Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): go deep underground at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Luosto route planner.

Manchester, UK to Luosto is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 2 hours. Traveling from Manchester in December, things will get cooler in Luosto: highs are around -8°C and lows about -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Salla.
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Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. On the 3rd (Tue), stroll through Salla Ski Resort, thentake an in-depth tour of Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction, and then steep yourself in history at Paikanselan Taistelualue.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Salla online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Luosto to Salla by car takes about 2 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Salla can reach -7°C, while at night they dip to -16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Salla

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction ©
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction
Paikanselan Taistelualue ©
Paikanselan Taistelualue

3
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center and Gold Prospector Museum. Step out of Saariselka with an excursion to Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church in Inari--about 1h 5 min away. categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. Next up on the itinerary: find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park, stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop, and pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Saariselka online visit planner.

You can drive from Salla to Saariselka in 4 hours. December in Saariselka sees daily highs of -7°C and lows of -17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

3
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery and Ounasjoki - River for activities. Get in touch with nature at Levi Ski Resort and Kids' Land. Step out of Levi to go to Muonio and see Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, which is approximately 58 minutes away. There's still lots to do: bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Levi trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Saariselka to Levi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December in Levi, expect temperatures between -6°C during the day and -15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Arktikum and Pilke Science Centre. Get in touch with nature at Feelapland and Syvasenvaara Fell. Next up on the itinerary: get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, see Santa Claus Office, make a trip to Lordi's Square, and stop by Your Piece Of Finland.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi attractions planning website.

Traveling by car from Levi to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are -6°C, while nighttime lows are -13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Outdoors Tours
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church
Christmas House Santa ©
Christmas House Santa

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