13 days in Lapland Itinerary

13 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
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Salla
— 1 night
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Inari
— 3 nights
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Levi
— 3 nights
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Akaslompolo
— 1 night

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Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Step off the beaten path and head to Snowman World Igloo Hotel and Rovaniemi City Library. And it doesn't end there: get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, and examine the collection at Christmas House Santa.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi travel itinerary planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Rovaniemi is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. Traveling from Tel Aviv in December, expect Rovaniemi to be cooler, temps between -6°C and -13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Theme Parks · Winter Sports · Parks
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Safaris
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction, contemplate the long history of Paikanselan Taistelualue, and then hit the slopes at Salla Ski Resort.

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Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Salla takes 2 hours. In December, daytime highs in Salla are -7°C, while nighttime lows are -16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Salla

Winter Sports · Outdoors · Parks · Museums
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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
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Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Gold Prospector Museum and Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel. Step out of Inari with an excursion to Angry Birds Activity Park in Saariselka--about 58 minutes away. There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church, and explore the venue of The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Inari day trip planning site.

You can drive from Salla to Inari in 5 hours. In December in Inari, expect temperatures between -7°C during the day and -17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Theme Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Angry Birds Activity Park ©
Angry Birds Activity Park

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Giewont Husky Adventures and Samiland. Step out of Levi to go to Kittila and see Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, which is approximately 46 minutes away. Spend the 15th (Sat) on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. Next up on the itinerary: join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, get a taste of the local shopping with LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, get in on the family fun at Levi Huskypark, and have fun at Kids' Land.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Levi trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Inari to Levi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -6°C in December, and nighttime lows around -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Winter Sports · Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Giewont Husky Adventures ©
Giewont Husky Adventures
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage

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Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
On the 18th (Tue), stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop and then fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

To find maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Akaslompolo trip tool.

You can drive from Levi to Akaslompolo in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Akaslompolo, expect temperatures between -5°C during the day and -15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Winter Sports · Outdoors · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

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Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

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