12 days in Lapland Itinerary

12 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Toronto
Fly + Drive:  18 h 15 min
1
Salla
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  3 h
3
Levi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  16 h 45 min
End: Toronto

1
day
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Salla Ski Resort and then take an in-depth tour of Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Salla attractions planner.

Toronto, Canada to Salla is an approximately 23.5- hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Toronto to Salla. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Toronto in December: highs in Salla hover around -7°C, while lows dip to -16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time 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

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.
Get in touch with nature at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort and Lemmenjoki National Park. Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church will appeal to history buffs.

To see reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Saariselka trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Salla to Saariselka takes 4 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to -7°C, and evening lows to -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Inari, Lemmenjoki National Park
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park
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.
Visiting Levi Ski Resort and Yllas Ski Resort will get you outdoors. Change things up with a short trip to Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park in Muonio (about 58 minutes away). The adventure continues: have fun at Kids' Land and look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

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Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Saariselka to Levi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to -6°C, and evening lows to -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Yllas Ski Resort, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

4
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Explore hidden gems such as Pyha-Luosto National Park and Syvasenvaara Fell. There's much more to do: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, make a trip to Lordi's Square, and take an in-depth tour of Arktikum.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi online trip planner.

Getting from Levi to Rovaniemi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are -6°C, while nighttime lows are -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Nature Parks Theme Parks

Side Trip

Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Safaris
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus

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