15 days in Lapland Itinerary

15 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Manchester
Fly + Drive:  10 h
1
Pyhatunturi
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Salla
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h
4
Levi
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
6
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
End: Manchester

1
day
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park.

Plan trip to Pyhatunturi with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Manchester, UK to Pyhatunturi is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Manchester to Pyhatunturi, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Manchester in December; daily highs in Pyhatunturi reach -8°C and lows reach -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Salla.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Nature
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park

2
nights
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): hit the slopes at Salla Ski Resort, take an in-depth tour of Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction, and then contemplate the long history of Paikanselan Taistelualue. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get interesting insight from Ski Resort Suomutunturi.

To plan Salla vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Pyhatunturi to Salla takes 2 hours. In December in Salla, expect temperatures between -7°C during the day and -16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Salla

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Ski Resort Suomutunturi
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction ©
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction
Paikanselan Taistelualue ©
Paikanselan Taistelualue

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 out of the city life by going to Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort and Lemmenjoki National Park. Explore Saariselka's surroundings by going to Inari (Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church & Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center).

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Saariselka trip simple and quick.

Drive from Salla to Saariselka in 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around -7°C in December, and nighttime lows around -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Inari, Lemmenjoki National Park
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 29:
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki 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.
Get in touch with nature at Levi Ski Resort and Kids' Land. Next up on the itinerary: join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, don't miss a visit to Huippupolku, Peak Trail in Levi, take in the exciting artwork at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and take a stroll through Ounasjoki - River for activities.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Levi day trip planning website.

Fly from Saariselka to Levi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. December in Levi sees daily highs of -6°C and lows of -15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
On the 2nd (Thu), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop, and then hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Akaslompolo planner.

Traveling by car from Levi to Akaslompolo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to -11°C, and evening lows to -22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, Yllas Ski Resort
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Take a break from the city and head to Safaris and Syvasenvaara Fell. There's much more to do: find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre, don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, and have some family-friendly fun at Snowman World Igloo Hotel.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi online tour builder.

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Akaslompolo in January, plan for a bit warmer nights in Rovaniemi, with lows around -17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Wildlife
Find places to stay Jan 3 — 6:
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Safaris
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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