17 days in Lapland Itinerary

17 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Levi
— 3 nights
2
Saariselka
— 3 nights
3
Salla
— 2 nights
4
Rovaniemi
— 6 nights

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 a sense of the local culture at Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins and Taatsin seita. Kids will enjoy Levi Ski Resort and Kids' Land. Take a break from Levi with a short trip to Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park in Muonio, about 58 minutes away. There's lots more to do: join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, wander the streets of Ounasjoki - River for activities, and identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Levi online trip planner.

Sydney, Australia to Levi is an approximately 29-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Sydney to Levi. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Sydney in December; daily highs in Levi reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Muonio, Taatsin seita
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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.
Get outdoors at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort and Urho Kekkonen National Park. Your inner history buff will appreciate Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel. Get out of town with these interesting Saariselka side-trips: Inari (Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church & Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center). Next up on the itinerary: get in on the family fun at Angry Birds Activity Park.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Saariselka trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Levi to Saariselka by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Saariselka are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Salla.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Inari
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center

2
nights
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): hit the slopes at Salla Ski Resort, steep yourself in history at Paikanselan Taistelualue, and then get engrossed in the history at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction. On the 6th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: surround yourself with nature on Ski Resort Suomutunturi.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Salla trip maker app.

Getting from Saariselka to Salla by car takes about 4 hours. January in Salla sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Salla

Outdoors Parks 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

6
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Get a sense of the local culture at Arktikum and Christmas House Santa. Your inner history buff will appreciate Rovaniemi Church and Tornio Church. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rovaniemi: Maupertuis Memorial (in Pello), The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley (in Tornio) and Kemi Church (in Kemi). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, get interesting insight from Tours, and take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Salla to Rovaniemi takes 2 hours. In January in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Museums Tours

Side Trips

Tornio, Maupertuis Memorial, Kemi Church
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Safaris
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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