14 days in Lapland Itinerary

14 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Awao, Mindanao
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  32 h
1
Levi
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  3 h
2
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Rovaniemi
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  30 h
End: Awao, Mindanao

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park and Kids' Land. There's more to do: browse the exhibits of LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery and identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Levi day trip planning app.

Awao, Philippines to Levi is an approximately 32- hour combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Awao to Levi. Traveling from Awao in January, things will get much colder in Levi: highs are around -11°C and lows about -21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Nature Winter Sports

Side Trip

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

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.
You'll explore and learn at Gold Prospector Museum and Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center. Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with a short trip to Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church in Inari (about 1h 10 min away). categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. The adventure continues: hit the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Saariselka road trip planning tool.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Levi to Saariselka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January in Saariselka, expect temperatures between -11°C during the day and -20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Saariselka

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
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Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): stroll through Salla Ski Resort, then take an in-depth tour of Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction, and then contemplate the long history of Paikanselan Taistelualue.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Salla trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Saariselka to Salla in 4 hours. January in Salla sees daily highs of -11°C and lows of -19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Salla

Winter Sports Outdoors 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

5
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Get outdoors at Safaris and Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy. Get some historical perspective at Church of Sodankyla and Rovaniemi Church. Change things up with these side-trips from Rovaniemi: Pyha-Luosto National Park (in Pyhatunturi) and Kopara Reindeer Park (in Luosto). Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, make a trip to Santa Claus Village, look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland, and see Santa Claus Office.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Salla to Rovaniemi takes 2 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach -10°C, while at night they dip to -17°C. On the 16th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Church of Sodankyla, Pyha-Luosto National Park, Kopara Reindeer Park
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Safaris
Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla

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