14 days in Lapland Itinerary

14 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Luosto
— 1 night
2
Salla
— 1 night
3
Saariselka
— 3 nights
4
Levi
— 3 nights
5
Rovaniemi
— 4 nights

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 2nd (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park. Keep things going the next day: discover the riches below the earth's surface at Amethyst Mine Lapland, take in the exciting artwork at Museum - Gallery Alariesto, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Sodankyla.

For photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Luosto day trip planning site.

Washington DC, USA to Luosto is an approximately 20-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 7 hours. Traveling from Washington DC in December, expect Luosto to be colder, temps between °F and °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Salla.

Things to do in Luosto

Nature Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Sodankyla, Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction, contemplate the long history of Paikanselan Taistelualue, and then stroll through Salla Ski Resort.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Salla trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Luosto to Salla takes 2 hours. In December, daytime highs in Salla are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Salla

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks
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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.
Visit Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church and Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church for their historical value. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Gold Prospector Museum and Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center. categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. There's more to do: find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel.

To see maps and other tourist information, refer to the Saariselka trip site.

You can drive from Salla to Saariselka in 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around °F in December, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
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Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport 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.
Get in touch with nature at Levi Ski Resort and Yllas Ski Resort. Step off the beaten path and head to Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm and Samiland. Go for a jaunt from Levi to Kittila to see Lapland Hotels SnowVillage about 46 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: hit the slopes at Kids' Land, get a taste of the local shopping with LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and join the crowd at Icekarting Levi.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Levi road trip website.

You can fly from Saariselka to Levi in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

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

4
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Santa's House of Snowmobiles and German Soldier s Cemetery. Visiting Safaris and Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, admire the masterpieces at Korundi House of Culture, see Santa Claus Office, and get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in December, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Outdoors Winter Sports
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Safaris
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles

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