15 days in Lapland Itinerary

15 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

2
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 Syvasenvaara Fell and Rovaniemi City Library. And it doesn't end there: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office, and don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi vacation planner.

Cairns, Australia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 31-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -8 hour difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Cairns in February; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Parks Theme Parks
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Safaris
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Rovaniemi City Library ©
Rovaniemi City Library

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): hit the slopes at Salla Ski Resort, thenget engrossed in the history at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction, and then steep yourself in history at Paikanselan Taistelualue.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Salla trip builder tool.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Salla by car takes about 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in February, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Salla

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

2
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.
On the 1st (Fri), fly down the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: hit the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, and then join in the after-dark buzz at Saariselka Bowling.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Saariselka trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Salla to Saariselka by car takes about 4 hours. In February, daytime highs in Saariselka are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Saariselka Bowling ©
Saariselka Bowling
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park

3
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm and G2 ICEKARTING. Spend the 4th (Mon) on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. And it doesn't end there: join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, fly down the slopes at Kids' Land, take in the exciting artwork at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and stop by Elan Ski Shop & Rental.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Levi road trip planning website.

Getting from Saariselka to Levi by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in March, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
G2 ICEKARTING ©
G2 ICEKARTING

3
nights
Akaslompolo

Take a break from Akaslompolo with a short trip to Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park in Muonio, about 56 minutes away.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Akaslompolo tour builder tool.

Traveling by car from Levi to Akaslompolo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in March, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Yllas Ski Resort
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Safaris
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up

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