15 days in Lapland Itinerary

15 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Akaslompolo
— 1 night
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Levi
— 2 nights
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Saariselka
— 3 nights
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Salla
— 1 night
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Pyhatunturi
— 2 nights
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Rovaniemi
— 3 nights

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Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Akaslompolo trip planner.

Calgary, Canada to Akaslompolo is an approximately 22.5-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Calgary to Akaslompolo due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Calgary in October, expect Akaslompolo to be slightly colder, temps between 3°C and -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

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Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): stop by Elan Ski Shop & Rental and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. On the next day, wander the streets of Ounasjoki - River for activities, then visit Inghams Mini Husky Experience, and then experience rural life at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Levi trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Levi in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In October in Levi, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Shopping

Side Trips

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Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Lake Inari. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Saariselka: Inari (Inari Reindeer Farm & Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus). There's lots more to do: enjoy some friendly competition at Saariselka Bowling, fly down the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park, and see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Saariselka day trip tool.

Fly from Levi to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Saariselka can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Trails · Winter Sports · Nightlife

Side Trips

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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Bowling ©
Saariselka Bowling
Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari

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Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): hit the slopes at Salla Ski Resort and then take an in-depth tour of Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Salla trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Salla takes 4 hours. In October, daytime highs in Salla are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Salla

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks · Museums
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction ©
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction

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Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park. On your second day here, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Pyhatunturi itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Salla to Pyhatunturi takes 2 hours. In October in Pyhatunturi, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Take a break from the city and head to Syvasenvaara Fell and Auttikongas. Explore hidden gems such as Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi and Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy. There's still lots to do: stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery, look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland, and get lost in a book at Rovaniemi City Library.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi road trip tool.

You can drive from Pyhatunturi to Rovaniemi in 2 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature
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Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy
Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas
Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi ©
Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi

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