19 days in Lapland Itinerary

19 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Luosto
— 1 night
2
Salla
— 2 nights
3
Saariselka
— 3 nights
4
Levi
— 3 nights
5
Akaslompolo
— 3 nights
6
Kemi
— 2 nights
7
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights

1
night
Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Sodankyla, view the masterpieces at Museum - Gallery Alariesto, and then go deep underground at Amethyst Mine Lapland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Luosto itinerary planner.

Paris, France to Luosto is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Paris in December: high temperatures in Luosto hover around -8°C and lows are around -17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Salla.

Things to do in Luosto

Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Sodankyla, Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla

2
nights
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): hit the slopes at Salla Ski Resort, then steep yourself in history at Paikanselan Taistelualue, and then get engrossed in the history at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Salla route maker app.

Traveling by car from Luosto to Salla takes 2 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Salla can reach -7°C, while at night they dip to -16°C. On the 21st (Fri), you're off to Saariselka.

Things to do in Salla

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports
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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Saariselka: Inari (Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church & Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center). categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. There's lots more to do: find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park, see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Saariselka trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Salla to Saariselka by car takes about 4 hours. In December, daytime highs in Saariselka are -7°C, while nighttime lows are -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Angry Birds Activity Park ©
Angry Birds Activity 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.
Go for a jaunt from Levi to Kittila to see Lapland Hotels SnowVillage about 46 minutes away. Spend the 25th (Tue) on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. There's much more to do: join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, find something for the whole family at Levi Huskypark, view the masterpieces at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and take an in-depth tour of Samiland.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Levi road trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Saariselka to Levi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to -6°C, and evening lows to -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Levi Huskypark, Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

3
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Explore Akaslompolo's surroundings by going to Muonio (Muonion Kotiseutumuseo & Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins).

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Akaslompolo trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Levi to Akaslompolo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Akaslompolo, expect temperatures between -5°C during the day and -15°C at night. You will leave for Kemi on the 30th (Sun).

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Muonio, Yllas Ski Resort
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Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop
Muonion Kotiseutumuseo ©
Muonion Kotiseutumuseo

2
nights
Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. On the 31st (Mon), visit Sampo Icebreaker, then get engrossed in the history at The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Tornio Church. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery) and then admire the striking features of Kemi Church.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Kemi trip maker website.

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Kemi in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. December in Kemi sees daily highs of -3°C and lows of -11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kemi

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tornio
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The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley ©
The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley
Sampo Icebreaker ©
Sampo Icebreaker
Kemi Church ©
Kemi Church

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for wildlife, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, make a trip to Santa Claus Village, catch a live event at Lappi Areena, and pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi online trip builder.

You can drive from Kemi to Rovaniemi in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to -10°C, and evening lows to -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Museums · Outdoors
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Safaris
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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