14 days in Lapland Itinerary

14 days in Lapland Itinerary

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14 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Awao, Mindanao
Fly:  30​h
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Sodankyla
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Inari
— 3 nights
5
Levi
— 3 nights
Fly:  32​h
End: Awao, Mindanao

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi Church and German Soldier s Cemetery will appeal to history buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Arktikum and Christmas House Santa. Step out of Rovaniemi with an excursion to Maupertuis Memorial in Pello--about 1h 30 min away. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, stop by LAURI, and make a trip to Lordi's Square.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip itinerary planning app .

Awao, Philippines to Rovaniemi is an approximately 30-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Awao to Rovaniemi is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Awao in January, expect Rovaniemi to be much colder, temps between -10°C and -17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Maupertuis Memorial
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): fly down the slopes at Salla Ski Resort, contemplate the long history of Paikanselan Taistelualue, and then learn about all things military at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Salla trip planner.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Salla takes 2 hours. In January in Salla, expect temperatures between -11°C during the day and -19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Sodankyla.

Things to do in Salla

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort

1
night
Sodankyla

Sodankyla ©
Sodankylä is a municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Luosto, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Sodankyla, and then shop like a local with Museum - Gallery Alariesto.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Sodankyla trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Salla to Sodankyla takes 2.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Sodankyla are -13°C, while nighttime lows are -22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Sodankyla

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Luosto ©
Luosto
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla

3
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Do some cultural sightseeing at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel. Shop till you drop at Hippupuoti Gift Shop and The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos. Change things up with a short trip to Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort in Saariselka (about 1h 05 min away).

To see where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Inari trip builder site .

You can drive from Sodankyla to Inari in 2.5 hours. January in Inari sees daily highs of -11°C and lows of -20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Saariselka
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Siida ©
Siida
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Levi Ski Resort and Safaris. And it doesn't end there: get all the equipment you need at Elan Ski Shop & Rental, have fun at Kid's Land, take a stroll through Ounasjoki - River for activities, and don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Levi trip app .

Fly from Inari to Levi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January in Levi, expect temperatures between -11°C during the day and -21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

Giewont Husky Adventures
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Safaris
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental

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