14 days in Lapland Itinerary

14 days in Lapland Itinerary

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14 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
Fly:  1​h
1
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Saariselka
— 2 nights
4
Levi
— 3 nights
bus:  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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy and Lumberjack's Candle Bridge. Next up on the itinerary: get interesting insight from Feelapland, get lost in a book at Rovaniemi City Library, look for gifts at LAURI, and Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi online trip itinerary maker .

Helsinki to Rovaniemi is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Helsinki in February; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -6°C and lows reach -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Feelapland ©
Feelapland
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy
Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): hit the slopes at Salla Ski Resort and then brush up on your military savvy at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Salla tour builder tool .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Salla takes 2 hours. In February, daytime highs in Salla are -6°C, while nighttime lows are -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Salla

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort

2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
On the 23rd (Sat), enjoy some diversion at Action Park, then hike along Urho Kekkonen National Park, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, and finally look for gifts at Shamaan Design - Lappi Shop. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum and then get in on the family fun at Angry Birds Activity Park.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Saariselka holiday builder app .

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 Trails

Side Trips

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

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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 Inghams Mini Husky Experience. Go for a jaunt from Levi to Kittila to see Nature & Wildlife Tours about 50 minutes away. On the 27th (Wed), ski the day away in the pristine settings at Levi Ski Resort. There's lots more to do: have some family-friendly fun at Kid's Land, admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, and look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Levi route planning site .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Saariselka to Levi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to -5°C, and evening lows to -12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to go by car 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

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Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park and Akaslompolo Sportshop. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Akaslompolo: Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages (in Muonio) and Snow Village (in Kittila).

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Akaslompolo online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Levi to Akaslompolo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -5°C in February, and nighttime lows around -12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Winter Sports Nature

Side Trips

Muonio, Snow Village
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages ©
Scandinavian Adventures ©
Scandinavian Adventures

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night
Rovaniemi

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

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi takes 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

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Safaris
Lordi's Square ©
Lordi's Square
Pilke Science Centre ©
Pilke Science Centre

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