13 days in Akaslompolo, Saariselka & Rovaniemi Itinerary

13 days in Akaslompolo, Saariselka & Rovaniemi Itinerary

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13 days in Akaslompolo, Saariselka & Rovaniemi Itinerary

Start: Luxembourg City
Fly:  14​h 15​min
1
Akaslompolo
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Rovaniemi
— 5 nights
Fly + train:  11​h 15​min
End: Luxembourg City

4
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Yllas Ski Resort and Samiland. Get outdoors at Levi Ski Resort and Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm. Explore Akaslompolo's surroundings by going to Levi Huskypark (in Kongas), Levi (Ice Karting Levi, Kid's Land, & more) and Kittila (Snow Village, Taatsin seita, & more).

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Akaslompolo online visit planner .

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg to Akaslompolo is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Luxembourg City to Akaslompolo is 1 hour. When traveling from Luxembourg City in December, plan for a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Akaslompolo: temperatures range from -5°C by day to -15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Levi, Kittila, Sirkka, Levi Huskypark, Yllas Ski Resort
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Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): fly down the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. On the 29th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum, then enjoy some diversion at Action Park, then pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, and finally enjoy some friendly competition at Saariselka Bowling.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Saariselka road trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Saariselka takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Saariselka sees daily highs of -7°C and lows of -17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, Gold Prospector Museum
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Saariselka Bowling ©
Saariselka Bowling

5
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Arktikum and German Soldier s Cemetery. Visiting Feelapland and Syvasenvaara Fell will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: get your game on at Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi, snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, and enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office.

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You can drive from Saariselka to Rovaniemi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to -6°C, and evening lows to -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Fun & Games Theme Parks
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery

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