14 days in Lapland Itinerary

14 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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
Fly:  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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Auttikongas and Syvasenvaara Fell. And it doesn't end there: browse the collection at Rovaniemi City Library, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, have fun at Santa Claus Office, and shop like a local with Marttiini Store Old Factory.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi travel itinerary planner.

Helsinki to Rovaniemi is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Helsinki in February, with highs in Rovaniemi at -6°C and lows at -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles
Rovaniemi City Library ©
Rovaniemi City Library

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. On the 22nd (Fri), fly down the slopes at Salla Ski Resort and then take an in-depth tour of Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Salla tour planning tool.

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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (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

2
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.
On the 23rd (Sat), fly down the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, and then look for gifts at Shamaan Design - Lappi Shop. On the next day, examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum and then get in on the family fun at Angry Birds Activity Park.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Saariselka day trip planner.

You can drive from Salla to Saariselka in 4 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Saariselka can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Theme Parks Parks Nature

Side Trips

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

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Inghams Mini Husky Experience and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Spend the 27th (Wed) on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. There's still lots to do: fly down the slopes at Kids' Land, look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, gear up at Elan Ski Shop & Rental, and join the crowd at Icekarting Levi.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Levi trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Saariselka to Levi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -5°C in February, and nighttime lows around -12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can 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

3
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Step off the beaten path and head to Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages and Pakasaivo. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Akaslompolo: Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park (in Muonio) and Lapland Hotels SnowVillage (in Kittila).

Planning Akaslompolo trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

You can drive from Levi to Akaslompolo in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In February in Akaslompolo, expect temperatures between -5°C during the day and -12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Muonio, Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
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Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages ©
Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages
Pakasaivo ©
Pakasaivo
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

1
night
Rovaniemi

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

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Rovaniemi online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Safaris
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church
Pilke Science Centre ©
Pilke Science Centre

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