14 days in Lapland Itinerary

14 days in Lapland Itinerary

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14 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
Fly:  4​h
1
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Saariselka
— 2 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  3​h
4
Levi
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Akaslompolo
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
End: Helsinki

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Feelapland and Syvasenvaara Fell. And it doesn't end there: hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, see the interesting displays at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, and find something for the whole family at SantaPark.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip planner .

Helsinki to Rovaniemi is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in February, things will get a bit cooler in Rovaniemi: highs are around -6°C and lows about -11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Parks, #Fun & Games, #Theme Parks
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Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas
SantaPark ©
SantaPark
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Salla Ski Resort and then take an in-depth tour of Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Salla tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Salla in 2 hours. In February, daytime highs in Salla are -6°C, while nighttime lows are -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Salla

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Winter Sports
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort

2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): enjoy some diversion at Action Park, hike along Urho Kekkonen National Park, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, and finally stop by Shamaan Design - Lappi Shop. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum and then get in on the family fun at Angry Birds Activity Park.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Saariselka route planner .

You can drive from Salla to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. February in Saariselka sees daily highs of -6°C and lows of -15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

#Theme Parks, #Fun & Games, #Museums

Side Trips

Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, Gold Prospector Museum
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

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 discover tucked-away gems like Elan Ski Shop & Rental and Nature & Wildlife Tours. On the 27th (Wed), ski the day away in the pristine settings at Levi Ski Resort. Next up on the itinerary: have some family-friendly fun at Kid's Land, look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Levi trip planner .

Getting from Saariselka to Levi by combination of bus and flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Levi are -5°C, while nighttime lows are -12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Parks

Side Trip

Nature & Wildlife Tours
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Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

3
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Seven Fells Up and Yllas Ski Resort. Take a break from Akaslompolo with a short trip to Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park in Muonio, about 56 minutes away.

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Getting from Levi to Akaslompolo by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Akaslompolo are -5°C, while nighttime lows are -12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Winter Sports

Side Trips

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Yllas Ski Resort
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Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Safaris

1
night
Rovaniemi

Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): make a trip to Lordi's Square, then take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi day trip planning site .

Drive from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Tours
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Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church
Lordi's Square ©
Lordi's Square

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