14 days in Lapland Itinerary

14 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Perth
Fly + Drive:  29 h
1
Luosto
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h
4
Levi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
Fly:  25 h
End: Perth

1
day
Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
On the 13th (Thu), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

For maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Luosto trip planner.

Perth, Australia to Luosto is an approximately 28-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Australian Western Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Perth in December; daily highs in Luosto reach -8°C and lows reach -17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can go by car to Salla.

Things to do in Luosto

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. On the 14th (Fri), hit the slopes at Salla Ski Resort, contemplate the long history of Paikanselan Taistelualue, and then take an in-depth tour of Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Salla tour website.

Drive from Luosto to Salla in 2 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to -7°C, and evening lows to -16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Salla

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Gold Prospector Museum and Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church. Go for a jaunt from Saariselka to Inari to see Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center about 56 minutes away. categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. There's more to do: join in the after-dark buzz at Saariselka Bowling and get in on the family fun at Angry Birds Activity Park.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Saariselka itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Salla to Saariselka takes 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around -7°C in December, and nighttime lows around -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
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Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Samiland and Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm. Get outdoors at Levi Ski Resort and Yllas Ski Resort. Take a break from Levi with a short trip to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage in Kittila, about 46 minutes away. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, and visit Ounasjoki - River for activities.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Levi tour itinerary maker website.

You can fly from Saariselka to Levi in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Levi are -6°C, while nighttime lows are -15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Kittila, Yllas Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Samiland ©
Samiland
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

4
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Step off the beaten path and head to Santa's House of Snowmobiles and Syvasenvaara Fell. Let the collections at Rovaniemi Local History Museum and Arktikum capture your imagination. There's lots more to do: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, make a trip to Lordi's Square, get your game on at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, and see Santa Claus Office.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip planner.

You can drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to -6°C, and evening lows to -13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Fun & Games Theme Parks
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Safaris
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles
Rovaniemi Local History Museum ©
Rovaniemi Local History Museum

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