14 days in Lapland Itinerary

14 days in Lapland Itinerary

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14 days in Lapland Itinerary

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

1
day
Luosto

Luosto ©
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Luosto trip planning tool .

Perth, Australia to Luosto is an approximately 29-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time to Eastern European Time is minus 6 hours. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Perth in December; daily highs in Luosto reach -8°C and lows reach -17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Luosto

#Nature, #Parks

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. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): stroll through Salla Ski Resort, contemplate the long history of Paikanselan Taistelualue, and then learn about all things military at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

Start your trip to Salla by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Luosto to Salla takes 2 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to -7°C, and evening lows to -16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time 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 ©
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Gold Prospector Museum and Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church. Change things up with a short trip to Siida in Inari (about 1h 05 min away). On the 16th (Sun), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Saariselka online itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Salla to Saariselka takes 3.5 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

#Outdoors, #Winter Sports, #Parks

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Siida ©
Siida

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Yllas Ski Resort and Samiland. Visiting Levi Ski Resort and Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm will get you outdoors. When in Levi, make a side trip to see Snow Village in Kittila, approximately 46 minutes away. The adventure continues: make a trip to Ounasjoki - River for activities and admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Levi attractions planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Saariselka to Levi in 3 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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Winter Sports

Side Trips

Kittila, Yllas Ski Resort
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Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi

4
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Explore hidden gems such as Christmas House Santa and Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi. Step out of the city life by going to Safaris and Syvasenvaara Fell. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, have fun at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, make a trip to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas, and snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi travel route builder .

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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Museums, #Theme Parks, #Fun & Games
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Safaris
Christmas House Santa ©
Christmas House Santa
Korundi House of Culture ©
Korundi House of Culture

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