14 days in Lapland Itinerary

14 days in Lapland Itinerary

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14 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Denver
Fly:  21​h
1
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Saariselka
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  3​h
3
Levi
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + foot + train:  18​h
End: Denver

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Paikanselan Taistelualue.

For ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Salla vacation builder website .

Denver, USA to Salla is an approximately 21-hour flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 9 hour difference. When traveling from Denver in January, plan for much colder days and little chillier nights in Salla: temperatures range from 15°F by day to 2°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Salla

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Get outdoors at Urho Kekkonen National Park and Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel. When in Saariselka, make a side trip to see Siida in Inari, approximately 1h 05 min away.

Make your Saariselka itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Salla to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. In January in Saariselka, expect temperatures between 15°F during the day and 1°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

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.
Visiting Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park and Elan Ski Shop & Rental will get you outdoors. Explore hidden gems such as Yllas Ski Resort and Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm. Step out of Levi to go to Kittila and see Snow Village, which is approximately 46 minutes away. On the 15th (Fri), ski the day away in the pristine settings at Levi Ski Resort. There's still lots to do: have some family-friendly fun at Kid's Land and don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Levi trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Saariselka to Levi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January in Levi, expect temperatures between 15°F during the day and -1°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Snow Village, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Yllas Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental

4
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Step out of the city life by going to Safaris and Syvasenvaara Fell. Get a sense of the local culture at Arktikum and Rovaniemi Church. There's lots more to do: find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery, and see Santa Claus Office.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Levi to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Levi in January, Rovaniemi is a bit warmer at night with lows of 6°F. On the 22nd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Tours
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery

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