15 days in Lapland Itinerary

15 days in Lapland Itinerary

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15 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Juneau
Fly:  28​h
1
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Luosto
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Fly:  28​h
End: Juneau


1
night
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): glide through natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop, then fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort, and then steep yourself in history at Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Akaslompolo trip itinerary tool .

Juneau, USA to Akaslompolo is an approximately 28-hour flight. Traveling from Juneau to Akaslompolo, you'll lose 11 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Juneau in December: high temperatures in Akaslompolo hover around 23°F and lows are around 9°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can drive to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Muonio, Yllas Ski Resort
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

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 out of the city life by going to Levi Ski Resort and Elan Ski Shop & Rental. Take a break from Levi with a short trip to Snow Village in Kittila, about 46 minutes away. There's much more to do: explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, take in the pleasant sights at Huippupolku, Peak Trail in Levi, make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, and get engrossed in the history at Samiland.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Levi trip planner .

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Levi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 22°F, and evening lows to 8°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trip

Kittila
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for theme parks, museums, fun & games, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, admire all the interesting features of Lappi Areena, get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, and take an in-depth tour of Arktikum.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Rovaniemi day trip planner.

Drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Levi in January, plan for a bit warmer nights in Rovaniemi, with lows around 6°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Luosto.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

1
night
Luosto

Luosto ©
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Luosto and then admire all the interesting features of Amethyst Mine Lapland.

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Drive from Rovaniemi to Luosto in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in January, plan for little chillier nights in Luosto, with lows around -2°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Luosto

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Luosto
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Luosto ©
Luosto
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Step out of the city life by going to Urho Kekkonen National Park and Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Step out of Saariselka to go to Inari and see Siida, which is approximately 1h 05 min away.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Saariselka trip planner.

You can drive from Luosto to Saariselka in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 15°F in January, and nighttime lows around 1°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Siida
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Siida ©
Siida
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

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