15 days in Lapland Itinerary

15 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
2
Levi
— 2 nights
3
Saariselka
— 3 nights
4
Salla
— 1 night
5
Pyhatunturi
— 2 nights
6
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights

1
night
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Akaslompolo tour itinerary 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. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Calgary in October; daily highs in Akaslompolo reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time 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

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. Here are some ideas for day two: wander the streets of Ounasjoki - River for activities, thenrelax in the rural setting at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, and then get engrossed in the history at Samiland.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Levi vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Levi takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Levi are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

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

3
nights
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Lake Inari. Change things up with these side-trips from Saariselka: Inari (Inari Reindeer Farm & Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus). Next up on the itinerary: join in the after-dark buzz at Saariselka Bowling, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Urho Kekkonen National Park, and see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Saariselka trip planner.

Fly from Levi to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Nightlife Fun & Games

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Bowling ©
Saariselka Bowling
Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. On the 23rd (Tue), hit the slopes at Salla Ski Resort and then get engrossed in the history at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

To find where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Salla sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Saariselka to Salla in 4 hours. October in Salla sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Salla

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

2
nights
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): 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.

For reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Pyhatunturi tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Salla to Pyhatunturi takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

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

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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 Syvasenvaara Fell and Auttikongas. Next up on the itinerary: join in the after-dark buzz at Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi, browse the collection at Rovaniemi City Library, look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland, and explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi tour builder site.

You can drive from Pyhatunturi to Rovaniemi in 2 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Outdoors 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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