15 days in Lapland Itinerary

15 days in Lapland Itinerary

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15 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Berlin
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Levi
— 2 nights
+2
bus + Fly + shuttle:  2​h 30​min
4
Inari
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Salla
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Luosto
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h
End: Berlin

3
nights
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 Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas. Get in touch with nature at Safaris and Syvasenvaara Fell. There's still lots to do: find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, see Santa Claus Office, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary tool .

Berlin, Germany to Rovaniemi is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 1 hour. In December, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Parks, #Outdoors
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
SantaPark ©
SantaPark

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop and then fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Akaslompolo holiday maker site .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Akaslompolo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Akaslompolo can reach -5°C, while at night they dip to -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can 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
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Levi Huskypark and Giewont Husky Adventures. Step out of Levi with an excursion to Snow Village in Kittila--about 46 minutes away. On the 25th (Tue), ski the day away in the pristine settings at Levi Ski Resort. There's still lots to do: explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, have some family-friendly fun at Kid's Land, and make a trip to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Levi tour itinerary app .

Drive from Akaslompolo to Levi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Levi can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Winter Sports

Side Trips

Kittila, Levi Huskypark
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi
Snow Village ©
Snow Village

4
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Step off the beaten path and head to Lemmenjoki National Park and Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church. Go for a jaunt from Inari to Saariselka to see Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort about 1h 05 min away.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Inari day trip site .

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and shuttle from Levi to Inari takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to -7°C, and evening lows to -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Mon) to allow time for travel to Salla.

Things to do in Inari

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Tours

Side Trips

Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort, Lemmenjoki National Park
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park
Siida ©
Siida

2
nights
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. On the 1st (Tue), learn about all things military at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction, then steep yourself in history at Paikanselan Taistelualue, and then stroll through Salla Ski Resort.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Salla online driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Inari to Salla in 5 hours. In December in Salla, expect temperatures between -7°C during the day and -16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Luosto.

Things to do in Salla

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Winter Sports
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort

1
night
Luosto

Luosto ©
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Luosto trip planner .

Getting from Salla to Luosto by car takes about 2 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to -13°C, and evening lows to -22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Luosto

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trip

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

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