15 days in Lapland Itinerary

15 days in Lapland Itinerary

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15 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Calgary
Fly + Drive:  22​h 15​min
1
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 2 nights
3
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Pyhatunturi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  23​h
End: Calgary

1
night
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
To find more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Akaslompolo trip builder site .

Calgary, Canada to Akaslompolo is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 9 hour difference. In October, Akaslompolo is slightly colder than Calgary - with highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Yllas Ski Resort
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Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

2
nights
Levi

Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
On the 18th (Thu), look for gifts at Elan Ski Shop & Rental and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Ounasjoki - River for activities and then relax in the rural setting at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Levi trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Drive from Akaslompolo to Levi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Levi can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, Nature & Wildlife Tours
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Get in touch with nature at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus and Inari Reindeerfarm. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Lake Inari and Gold Prospector Museum. Take a break from Saariselka with a short trip to Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church in Inari, about 1h 10 min away.

For ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Saariselka day trip planning website .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Levi to Saariselka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Saariselka are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): fly down the slopes at Salla Ski Resort and then learn about all things military at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Salla trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Saariselka to Salla in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in October, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Salla

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort

2
nights
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas and then identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Pyhatunturi day trip website .

Traveling by car from Salla to Pyhatunturi takes 2 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kopara Reindeer Park
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Safaris

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy and Auttikongas. Step out of the city life by going to Photography Tours and Syvasenvaara Fell. There's lots more to do: try to win big at Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi, get lost in a book at Rovaniemi City Library, look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland, and explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip tool .

You can drive from Pyhatunturi to Rovaniemi in 2 hours. In October in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy
Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas
Photography Tours

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