15 days in Lapland Itinerary

15 days in Lapland Itinerary

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15 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Cairns
Fly:  30​h
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Saariselka
— 2 nights
4
Levi
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
5
Akaslompolo
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  30​h
End: Cairns

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Get in touch with nature at Safaris and Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Syvasenvaara Fell and Lumberjack's Candle Bridge. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, see Santa Claus Office, and see the interesting displays at Santa's House of Snowmobiles.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi online route maker .

Cairns, Australia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 30-hour flight. Traveling from Cairns to Rovaniemi, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Cairns in February, with highs in Rovaniemi at -6°C and lows at -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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Safaris
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): fly down the slopes at Salla Ski Resort, learn about all things military at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction, and then contemplate the long history of Paikanselan Taistelualue.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Salla itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Salla in 2 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to -6°C, and evening lows to -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Salla

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort

2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): get all the equipment you need at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Urho Kekkonen National Park, then pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, and finally have fun at Action Park.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Saariselka trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Salla to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to -6°C, and evening lows to -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trips

Gold Prospector Museum, Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

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 Kid's Land and Safaris. Visiting Levi Ski Resort and Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm will get you outdoors. Go for a jaunt from Levi to Kittila to see The Sarestoniemi Museum about 54 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: look for gifts at Elan Ski Shop & Rental, don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and get your game on at G2 Ice Karting Levi.

To see reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Levi online trip planner .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Saariselka to Levi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Levi can reach -5°C, while at night they dip to -12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Winter Sports

Side Trips

Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, Sarestoniemi Museum
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental
G2 ICEKARTING ©
G2 ICEKARTING

3
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Safaris and Akaslompolo Sportshop. Get outdoors at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park and Yllas Ski Resort. Venture out of the city with trips to Snow Village (in Kittila) and Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins (in Muonio).

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Akaslompolo day trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Levi to Akaslompolo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March in Akaslompolo, expect temperatures between 0°C during the day and -10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trips

Muonio, Yllas Ski Resort, Snow Village
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Safaris
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

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