14 days in Lapland Itinerary

14 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Newark
Fly:  16 h 45 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h
4
Levi
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  20 h 15 min
End: Newark

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for wildlife, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, examine the collection at Christmas House Santa, and take an in-depth tour of Arktikum.

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Newark, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Newark in January: highs in Rovaniemi hover around 16°F, while lows dip to 6°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Theme Parks Wildlife
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): hit the slopes at Salla Ski Resort, get engrossed in the history at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction, and then steep yourself in history at Paikanselan Taistelualue.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Salla trip itinerary maker site.

Drive from Rovaniemi to Salla in 2 hours. In January in Salla, expect temperatures between 15°F during the day and 2°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Salla

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors
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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
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Saariselka: Inari (Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church & Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center). categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. And it doesn't end there: fly down the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park, join in the after-dark buzz at Saariselka Bowling, pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, and look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop.

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Drive from Salla to Saariselka in 4 hours. In January, daytime highs in Saariselka are 15°F, while nighttime lows are 1°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Inari
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National 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.
Step out of Levi with an excursion to Sarestoniemi Museum in Kaukonen--about 52 minutes away. Spend the 28th (Mon) on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. The adventure continues: join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, take in the exciting artwork at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and get your game on at Kids' Land.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Levi trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Saariselka to Levi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Levi can reach 15°F, while at night they dip to -1°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Sarestoniemi Museum, Giewont Husky Adventures
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Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Start off your visit on the 31st (Thu): stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Yllas Ski Resort, and then make a trip to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Akaslompolo trip planner.

You can drive from Levi to Akaslompolo in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In January in Akaslompolo, expect temperatures between 14°F during the day and -2°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, Yllas Ski Resort
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Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

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