14 days in Lapland Itinerary

14 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Akaslompolo
— 1 night
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Levi
— 2 nights
3
Saariselka
— 2 nights
4
Salla
— 2 nights
5
Pyhatunturi
— 2 nights
6
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights

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Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, then stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop, and then fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

To see maps and tourist information, read Akaslompolo trip planner.

Miami, USA to Akaslompolo is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Miami to Akaslompolo is 7 hours. In December, Akaslompolo is colder than Miami - with highs of 23°F and lows of 9°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 23 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage

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.
On the 25th (Wed), explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. Keep things going the next day: fly down the slopes at Kids' Land, look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, then bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, then take in the exciting artwork at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally take a stroll through Ounasjoki - River for activities.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Levi trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Levi in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Levi, expect temperatures between 22°F during the day and 8°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Trails
Find places to stay Dec 24 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): fly down the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. On the next day, examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, and then have a few drinks at Saariselka Bowling.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Saariselka travel route planner.

You can fly from Levi to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Saariselka are 21°F, while nighttime lows are 6°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 26 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Saariselka Bowling ©
Saariselka Bowling
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

2
nights
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. On the 29th (Sun), ski along the peaceful trails at Ski Resort Suomutunturi. Keep things going the next day: 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.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Salla online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Saariselka to Salla by car takes about 4 hours. December in Salla sees daily highs of 20°F and lows of 7°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can drive to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Salla

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 28 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort
Ski Resort Suomutunturi
Ski Resort Suomutunturi
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction ©
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction

2
nights
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Sodankyla, and then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

For other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Pyhatunturi online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Salla to Pyhatunturi takes 2 hours. December in Pyhatunturi sees daily highs of 19°F and lows of 6°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 1:
Highlights from your plan
Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

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 Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy. Discover out-of-the-way places like Syvasenvaara Fell and Your Piece Of Finland. The adventure continues: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, get lost in a book at Rovaniemi City Library, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and see Santa Claus Office.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi tour itinerary tool.

Getting from Pyhatunturi to Rovaniemi by car takes about 2 hours. Traveling from Pyhatunturi in January, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 6°F in Rovaniemi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jan 1 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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