14 days in Lapland Itinerary

14 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Train + Fly:  6 h 15 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  3 h
4
Levi
— 4 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
5
Akaslompolo
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  10 h
End: London

2
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 3rd (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Rovaniemi Local History Museum. On the next day, hit the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery.

For photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi tour planning tool.

London, UK to Rovaniemi is an approximately 6.5- hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 2 hour difference. In November, Rovaniemi is much colder than London - with highs of -2°C and lows of -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles
Rovaniemi Local History Museum ©
Rovaniemi Local History Museum

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): fly down the slopes at Salla Ski Resort, take an in-depth tour of Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction, and then steep yourself in history at Paikanselan Taistelualue.

For photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Salla sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Salla takes 2 hours. In November in Salla, expect temperatures between -1°C during the day and -7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) 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.
Explore hidden gems such as Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Gold Prospector Museum and Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel. Venture out of the city with trips to Inari (Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, Inari Reindeer Farm, &more). There's more to do: join in the after-dark buzz at Saariselka Bowling and look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Saariselka tour website.

Drive from Salla to Saariselka in 4 hours. In November, daytime highs in Saariselka are -3°C, while nighttime lows are -10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Historic Sites Nightlife Museums

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
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Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Saariselka Bowling ©
Saariselka Bowling

4
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.
Head to Elan Ski Shop & Rental and LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Galleryfor some retail therapy. You'll explore and learn at Sarestoniemi Museum and Samiland. Get out of town with these interesting Levi side-trips: Lapland Hotels SnowVillage (in Kittila) and Church of Sodankyla (in Sodankyla). There's much more to do: make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, hit the slopes at Kids' Land, experience rural life at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, and get your game on at G2 ICEKARTING.

To find maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Levi online trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Saariselka to Levi in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to -3°C, and evening lows to -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can take a bus to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Museums Outdoors Shopping

Side Trips

Kittila, Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, Church of Sodankyla, Sarestoniemi Museum
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Sarestoniemi Museum ©
Sarestoniemi Museum
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla
Samiland ©
Samiland

3
nights
Akaslompolo

Get outdoors at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park and Safaris.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Akaslompolo trip itinerary planner.

Take a bus from Levi to Akaslompolo in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around -3°C in November, and nighttime lows around -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

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

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