13 days in Lapland Itinerary

13 days in Lapland Itinerary

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13 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly + Drive:  12​h 30​min
1
Luosto
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Kilpisjarvi
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
6
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h
End: Tel Aviv

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.
On the 17th (Sun), look for all kinds of wild species at Kopara Reindeer Park, stroll through Pyhatunturi, and then explore and take pictures at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Luosto trip planning site .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Luosto is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Traveling from Tel Aviv in February, things will get cooler in Luosto: highs are around -5°C and lows about -13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Luosto

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Pyhatunturi
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland
Pyhatunturi ©
Pyhatunturi

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. On the 18th (Mon), brush up on your military savvy at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction, then steep yourself in history at Paikanselan Taistelualue, and then hit the slopes at Salla Ski Resort.

For ratings and more tourist information, refer to the Salla online trip planner .

Traveling by car from Luosto to Salla takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around -6°C in February, and nighttime lows around -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Salla

Winter Sports Parks Outdoors
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort

2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
On the 19th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum, then hike along Urho Kekkonen National Park, and then get in on the family fun at Angry Birds Activity Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Wed): enjoy some diversion at Action Park, then pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Saariselka trip itinerary tool .

Getting from Salla to Saariselka by car takes about 4 hours. February in Saariselka sees daily highs of -6°C and lows of -15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Kilpisjarvi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Theme Parks Fun & Games Museums

Side Trips

Gold Prospector Museum, Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel
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Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park

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night
Kilpisjarvi

Kilpisjarvi ©
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): don't miss a visit to The Three Nations' Border Point and then don't miss a visit to Saana.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Kilpisjarvi visit planner.

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Kilpisjarvi takes 6.5 hours. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time (EET) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Saariselka in February, things will get a bit warmer in Kilpisjarvi: highs are around -1°C and lows about -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Akaslompolo.
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Saana ©
Saana

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): glide through natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park and then stroll through Yllas Ski Resort. Keep things going the next day: stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop, then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and then get outside with Seven Fells Up.

For reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Akaslompolo trip site .

Drive from Kilpisjarvi to Akaslompolo in 3.5 hours. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Kilpisjarvi in February, with highs in Akaslompolo at -5°C and lows at -12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trips

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Yllas Ski Resort
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Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Safaris
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

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 24th (Sun), get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, then stroll through Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and then have some family-friendly fun at Kid's Land. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, don't miss a visit to Snow Village, then explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, and finally get in on the family fun at Levi Huskypark.

To find out how to plan a trip to Levi, use our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Akaslompolo to Levi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Levi are -5°C, while nighttime lows are -12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Theme Parks Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Kittila, Levi Huskypark
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Levi Huskypark ©
Levi Huskypark
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Nature & Wildlife Tours

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): examine the collection at Christmas House Santa, see Santa Claus Office, then have fun at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, then stroll through Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, and finally take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge. Keep things going the next day: get lost in a book at Rovaniemi City Library, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then see the interesting displays at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, then explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery.

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Drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Outdoors Museums
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Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles
Rovaniemi City Library ©
Rovaniemi City Library

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