16 days in Lapland Itinerary

16 days in Lapland Itinerary

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16 days in Lapland Itinerary

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
bus:  1​h 15​min
4
Levi
— 3 nights
5
Inari
— 3 nights
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 in touch with nature at Feelapland and Syvasenvaara Fell. The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, see Santa Claus Office, and get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary tool .

Fort Lauderdale, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Fort Lauderdale to Rovaniemi. Traveling from Fort Lauderdale in December, things will get much colder in Rovaniemi: highs are around 22°F and lows about 11°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Fun & Games Museums Theme Parks
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi ©
Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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nights
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): hit the slopes at Salla Ski Resort, brush up on your military savvy at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction, and then steep yourself in history at Paikanselan Taistelualue. Keep things going the next day: see the winter wonderland with Ski Resort Suomutunturi.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Salla route planning tool .

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Salla in 2 hours. December in Salla sees daily highs of 20°F and lows of 7°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Salla

Winter Sports Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Ski Resort Suomutunturi
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort

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Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): stroll through Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. On the 15th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Snow Village, then stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop, and then hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Akaslompolo trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Salla to Akaslompolo takes 4 hours. In December, daytime highs in Akaslompolo are 23°F, while nighttime lows are 9°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Winter Sports Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

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

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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 out of the city life by going to Levi Ski Resort and Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm. The adventure continues: explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, have some family-friendly fun at G2 Ice Karting Levi, take an in-depth tour of Samiland, and wander the streets of Ounasjoki - River for activities.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Levi day trip planner.

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Levi in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Levi are 22°F, while nighttime lows are 8°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

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

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Inari

Inari ©
Visiting Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort and Lemmenjoki National Park will get you outdoors.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Inari holiday planner.

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 in Inari, expect temperatures between 21°F during the day and 6°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Inari

Parks Outdoors Nature

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

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