15 days in Lapland Itinerary

15 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Start: Taipei
Fly:  19 h
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
3
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Levi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
5
Tankavaara
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Inari
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  26 h
End: Taipei

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Santa's House of Snowmobiles and Arktikum. Do some cultural sightseeing at Rovaniemi Local History Museum and German Soldier s Cemetery. Step out of Rovaniemi with an excursion to Tatuka Reindeerfarm in Ylitornio--about 38 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: catch all the local highlights with Feelapland, stop by Your Piece Of Finland, browse the collection at Rovaniemi City Library, and Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip maker.

Taipei, Taiwan to Rovaniemi is an approximately 19-hour flight. Traveling from Taipei to Rovaniemi, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Taipei in November: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around -2°C and lows are around -7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Tatuka Reindeerfarm
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Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles
Rovaniemi Local History Museum ©
Rovaniemi Local History Museum
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): stroll through Salla Ski Resort and then take an in-depth tour of Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Salla day trip planning tool.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Salla by car takes about 2 hours. November in Salla sees daily highs of -1°C and lows of -7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to Akaslompolo.

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
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
On the 20th (Tue), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. On the next day, look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Yllas Ski Resort.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Akaslompolo visit site.

Traveling by car from Salla to Akaslompolo takes 4 hours. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Akaslompolo when traveling from Salla in November, with lows around -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can drive to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

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

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Enontekio Church and LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Giewont Husky Adventures and Jyppyra lookout. There's lots more to do: relax in the rural setting at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, hit the slopes at Kids' Land, bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, and look for gifts at Elan Ski Shop & Rental.

For ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Levi holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Levi takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. November in Levi sees daily highs of -3°C and lows of -11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to Tankavaara.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Enontekio, Giewont Husky Adventures
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Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental
Enontekio Church ©
Enontekio Church
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

2
nights
Tankavaara

Tankavaara ©
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): stop by Shamaan Design - Lappi Shop, thenhit the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park, and then see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: fly down the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Tankavaara holiday maker site.

You can drive from Levi to Tankavaara in 3 hours. November in Tankavaara sees daily highs of -3°C and lows of -10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Tankavaara

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Saariselka
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Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

2
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): tour or see a show at The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, and then see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center. On your second day here, take in the pleasant sights at Otsamo Fell.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Inari trip app.

Drive from Tankavaara to Inari in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around -3°C in November, and nighttime lows around -10°C. On the 28th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Historic Sites
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Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Otsamo Fell ©
Otsamo Fell

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