27 days in Lapland Itinerary

27 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Luosto
— 2 nights
2
Salla
— 3 nights
3
Saariselka
— 3 nights
4
Kilpisjarvi
— 3 nights
5
Muonio
— 3 nights
6
Levi
— 4 nights
7
Kemi
— 3 nights
8
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights

2
nights
Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
Explore Luosto's surroundings by going to Joutsijarven Bunkkerit (in Kemijarvi) and Sodankyla (Church of Sodankyla & Museum - Gallery Alariesto). Spend the 18th (Tue) exploring nature at Pyha-Luosto National Park. It doesn't end there: discover the riches below the earth's surface at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

For maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Luosto trip planning site.

Sydney, Australia to Luosto is an approximately 30-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Sydney to Luosto due to the time zone difference. In December, Luosto is colder than Sydney - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Salla.

Things to do in Luosto

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sodankyla, Joutsijarven Bunkkerit, 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

3
nights
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Step out of Salla with an excursion to Riisitunturi National Park in Posio--about 1h 20 min away. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Salla Ski Resort, get engrossed in the history at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction, and contemplate the long history of Paikanselan Taistelualue.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Salla journey planner.

Getting from Luosto to Salla by car takes about 2 hours. In December in Salla, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. On the 21st (Fri), you'll travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Salla

Parks Nature Winter Sports

Side Trip

Riisitunturi National Park
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort
Riisitunturi National Park ©
Riisitunturi National Park
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction ©
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Saariselka: Inari (Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church & Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center). categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. Next up on the itinerary: find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, and examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Saariselka route planning tool.

You can drive from Salla to Saariselka in 4 hours. In December, daytime highs in Saariselka are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Kilpisjarvi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Winter Sports Parks Outdoors

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
Kilpisjarvi

Kilpisjarvi ©
Step out of Kilpisjarvi with an excursion to Halti in Enontekio--about 2h 15 min away.

Start your trip to Kilpisjarvi by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Kilpisjarvi takes 6.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Saariselka to Kilpisjarvi is minus 1 hour. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Saariselka in December, with highs in Kilpisjarvi at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Muonio.
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Saana ©
Saana
Halti ©
Halti

3
nights
Muonio

Muonio ©
Muonio is a municipality of Finland.The town is located in far northern Finland above the Arctic Circle on the country's western border, within the area of the former Lappi province. When in Muonio, make a side trip to see Akaslompolo Sportshop in Akaslompolo, approximately Akaslompolo away. Next up on the itinerary: fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort, examine the collection at Muonion Kotiseutumuseo, and contemplate the long history of Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Muonio trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Kilpisjarvi to Muonio in 3 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kilpisjarvi to Muonio due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Kilpisjarvi in December, with highs in Muonio at °C and lows at °C. You will leave for Levi on the 30th (Sun).

Things to do in Muonio

Winter Sports Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

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

4
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.
Take a break from Levi with a short trip to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage in Kittila, about 46 minutes away. Spend the 31st (Mon) on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. There's still lots to do: join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, fly down the slopes at Kids' Land, and get engrossed in the history at Samiland.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Levi trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Muonio to Levi in an hour. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Kemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. Kemi is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stop by Sampo Icebreaker, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kemi Church, explore the world behind art at Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery), and pause for some serene contemplation at Tornio Church.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Kemi online attractions planner.

You can drive from Levi to Kemi in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Kemi when traveling from Levi in January, with lows around °C. You'll set off for Rovaniemi on the 6th (Sun).

Things to do in Kemi

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, see Santa Claus Office, and then make a trip to Santa Claus Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, thenidentify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, and finally don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square.

For maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kemi to Rovaniemi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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