13 days in Lapland Itinerary

13 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Akaslompolo
— 1 night
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Levi
— 3 nights
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Saariselka
— 2 nights
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Luosto
— 1 night
5
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights

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Akaslompolo

On the 7th (Mon), stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop, then contemplate the long history of Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins, and then see the interesting displays at Muonion Kotiseutumuseo. On your second day here, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas and then stroll through Yllas Ski Resort.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Akaslompolo journey planner.

Port Elizabeth, South Africa to Akaslompolo is an approximately 27-hour combination of flight and car. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Port Elizabeth in January, with highs in Akaslompolo at -11°C and lows at -22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Tours

Side Trips

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

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Giewont Husky Adventures and Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm. Venture out of the city with trips to Kittila (Nature & Wildlife Tours & Lapland Hotels SnowVillage). Spend the 9th (Wed) on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. Next up on the itinerary: join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, visit Inghams Mini Husky Experience, hit the slopes at Kids' Land, and explore the galleries of LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Levi travel planner.

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Levi takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Levi can reach -11°C, while at night they dip to -21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Winter Sports

Side Trip

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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, fly down the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park, and then see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum. Keep things going the next day: gear up at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Saariselka online tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Levi to Saariselka by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. January in Saariselka sees daily highs of -11°C and lows of -20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature

Side Trips

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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

1
night
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 14th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park and then go deep underground at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Luosto trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Saariselka to Luosto by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -13°C in January, and nighttime lows around -22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Luosto

Parks · Wildlife
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Marttiini Store Old Factory and Your Piece Of Finland. There's much more to do: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, and explore the world behind art at Korundi House of Culture.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi day trip planning website.

You can drive from Luosto to Rovaniemi in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Luosto in January, plan for a bit warmer nights in Rovaniemi, with lows around -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Museums · Theme Parks · Parks
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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