14 days in Lapland Itinerary

14 days in Lapland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lapland journey planner

©
This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

14 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Paris
Fly + Drive:  12​h
1
Luosto
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Salla
— 2 nights
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:  8​h 45​min
End: Paris

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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): explore and take pictures at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Luosto visit planner.

Paris, France to Luosto is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Paris to Luosto. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Paris in December, with highs in Luosto at -8°C and lows at -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Salla.
Find places to stay Dec 22 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

2
nights
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. On the 23rd (Mon), learn about all things military at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Salla Ski Resort, and then steep yourself in history at Paikanselan Taistelualue. On the next day, glide through natural beauty at Ski Resort Suomutunturi.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Salla visit planning app .

You can drive from Luosto to Salla in 2 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Salla can reach -7°C, while at night they dip to -16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Salla

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Ski Resort Suomutunturi
Find places to stay Dec 22 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction ©
Paikanselan Taistelualue ©
Paikanselan Taistelualue

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Venture out of the city with trips to Inari (Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church & Siida). On the 26th (Thu), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Saariselka tour planning app .

Traveling by car from Salla to Saariselka takes 4 hours. December in Saariselka sees daily highs of -7°C and lows of -17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Inari
Find places to stay Dec 24 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
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.
Visiting Levi Ski Resort and Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort, explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, and look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Levi trip planner .

You can fly from Saariselka to Levi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. December in Levi sees daily highs of -6°C and lows of -15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Yllas Ski Resort
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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.
Get in touch with nature at Safaris and Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy. Next up on the itinerary: get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, and Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip itinerary planning app .

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 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Museums Parks
Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 3:
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

Similar Plans

17 days in Turku, Lapland & Helsinki BY A USER FROM CANADA April, historic sites, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 17 days in Finland BY A USER FROM NEPAL August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 12 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM CANADA December, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 6 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM CANADA July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 13 days in Lapland, Lakeland & Helsinki BY A USER FROM INDIA August, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 16 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM BRAZIL November, popular sights PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 17 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM INDIA December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM BELGIUM July, outdoors, relaxing, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, outdoors, relaxing, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, outdoors, relaxing, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, outdoors, relaxing, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in Lapland & Central Finland BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA February, teens, outdoors, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: February, teens, outdoors, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 16 days in Finland BY A USER FROM INDIA December, kids, relaxing, romantic, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, kids, relaxing, romantic ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 13 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans