15 days in Lapland Itinerary

15 days in Lapland Itinerary

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15 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
2
Kemi
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Saariselka
— 3 nights
5
Levi
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
6
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: Dubai

2
nights
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 Your Piece Of Finland. There's lots more to do: get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, and see Santa Claus Office.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary builder .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Rovaniemi is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Dubai to Rovaniemi is minus 2 hours. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Dubai in February; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -6°C and lows reach -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can take a train to Kemi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Theme Parks Parks
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

1
night
Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kemi Church, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tornio Church.

Discover how to plan a Kemi trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can take a train from Rovaniemi to Kemi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around -4°C in February, and nighttime lows around -11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Salla.

Things to do in Kemi

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tornio Church
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Sampo Icebreaker ©
Sampo Icebreaker
Kemi Church ©
Kemi Church

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): fly down the slopes at Salla Ski Resort, learn about all things military at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction, and then steep yourself in history at Paikanselan Taistelualue.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Salla trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Kemi to Salla in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around -6°C in February, and nighttime lows around -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) 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

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort and Gold Prospector Museum. Go for a jaunt from Saariselka to Inari to see Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church about 1h 10 min away.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Saariselka trip planning app .

Drive from Salla to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to -6°C, and evening lows to -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Kid's Land. On the 27th (Wed), ski the day away in the pristine settings at Levi Ski Resort. There's much more to do: make a trip to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, get your game on at G2 Ice Karting Levi, admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, and stop by Elan Ski Shop & Rental.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Levi vacation site .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Saariselka to Levi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Levi are -5°C, while nighttime lows are -12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Giewont Husky Adventures
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas and then fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort. On the 1st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: glide through natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Akaslompolo trip maker website .

Getting from Levi to Akaslompolo by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -5°C in February, and nighttime lows around -12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

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

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