16 days in Lapland Itinerary

16 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Fort Lauderdale
Fly:  17 h 30 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Salla
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
3
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Levi
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
5
Inari
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  23 h
End: Fort Lauderdale

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Get outdoors at Feelapland and Syvasenvaara Fell. There's much more to do: find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, make a trip to Lordi's Square, have some family-friendly fun at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi online trip maker.

Fort Lauderdale, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Fort Lauderdale to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Fort Lauderdale in December, things will get colder in Rovaniemi: highs are around 22°F and lows about 11°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Fun & Games Wildlife
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi ©
Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©

2
nights
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): fly down the slopes at Salla Ski Resort, thenget engrossed in the history at 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: glide through natural beauty at Ski Resort Suomutunturi.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Salla trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Salla takes 2 hours. In December, daytime highs in Salla are 20°F, while nighttime lows are 7°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Salla

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Yllas Ski Resort.

For traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Akaslompolo trip website.

Getting from Salla to Akaslompolo by car takes about 4 hours. In December, daytime highs in Akaslompolo are 23°F, while nighttime lows are 9°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Parks Nature Winter Sports

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
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 outdoors at Levi Ski Resort and Kids' Land. There's much more to do: bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, take some stellar pictures from Huippupolku, Peak Trail in Levi, take an in-depth tour of Samiland, and look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Levi trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Levi in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Levi are 22°F, while nighttime lows are 8°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Inari.

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

3
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Get in touch with nature at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort and Lemmenjoki National Park. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, go for a walk through Otsamo Fell, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

To see ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Inari online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Levi to Inari takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Inari can reach 21°F, while at night they dip to 6°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Inari

Parks Nature Winter Sports

Side Trips

Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort, Lemmenjoki National Park
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park

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