15 days in Lapland Itinerary

15 days in Lapland Itinerary

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15 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Calgary
Fly:  22​h 15​min
1
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 2 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  3​h
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 where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Akaslompolo online trip itinerary planner .

Calgary, Canada to Akaslompolo is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Calgary to Akaslompolo is 9 hours. Traveling from Calgary in October, expect Akaslompolo to be a bit cooler, temps between 3°C and -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Parks 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.
On the 18th (Thu), look for gifts at Elan Ski Shop & Rental and then get interesting insight from Tours. On the next day, take a stroll through Ounasjoki - River for activities, relax in the rural setting at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, and then get engrossed in the history at Samiland.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Levi route maker tool .

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Levi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Levi are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Wrap up 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

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Visiting Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus and Inari Reindeerfarm will get you outdoors. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at 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.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Saariselka driving holiday planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Levi to Saariselka takes 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. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Salla.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

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

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. On the 23rd (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Salla Ski Resort and then brush up on your military savvy at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Salla trip planner .

Getting from Saariselka to Salla by car takes about 3.5 hours. In October in Salla, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Salla

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks
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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. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Pyhatunturi vacation tool .

Traveling by car from Salla to Pyhatunturi takes 2 hours. October in Pyhatunturi sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough 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
Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Safaris

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy and Photography Tours. Visiting Auttikongas and Syvasenvaara Fell will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: get your game on at Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi, stop by Your Piece Of Finland, snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, and explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi online holiday planner .

You can drive from Pyhatunturi to Rovaniemi in 2 hours. In October, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas
Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi ©
Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi
Lumberjack's Candle Bridge ©
Lumberjack's Candle Bridge

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