28 days in Lapland Itinerary

28 days in Lapland Itinerary

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28 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Milan
Fly + Drive:  11​h
1
Pyhatunturi
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Salla
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
4
Levi
— 4 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
5
Akaslompolo
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Kemi
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
7
Rovaniemi
— 5 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Milan

3
nights
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): take an exotic tour of a safari tour, identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park, and then explore and take pictures at Amethyst Mine Lapland. On your second day here, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Pyhatunturi tour itinerary maker app .

Milan, Italy to Pyhatunturi is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Milan to Pyhatunturi is 1 hour. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Milan in February: high temperatures in Pyhatunturi hover around -5°C and lows are around -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Luosto
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

4
nights
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Take a break from the city and head to Salla Ski Resort and Riisitunturi National Park. Explore Salla's surroundings by going to Posio (Pentik Hill & Korouoma Canyon). There's still lots to do: learn about all things military at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction and steep yourself in history at Paikanselan Taistelualue.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Salla vacation planning website .

Traveling by car from Pyhatunturi to Salla takes 2 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to -6°C, and evening lows to -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Salla

Parks Nature Winter Sports

Side Trip

Posio
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort
Riisitunturi National Park ©
Riisitunturi National Park
Korouoma Canyon ©
Korouoma Canyon

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Take a break from the city and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. When in Saariselka, make a side trip to see Siida in Inari, approximately 1h 10 min away.

For maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Saariselka trip itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Salla to Saariselka by car takes about 4 hours. March in Saariselka sees daily highs of -1°C and lows of -12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trip

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

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.
Get in touch with nature at Levi Ski Resort and Nature & Wildlife Tours. When in Levi, make a side trip to see Snow Village in Kittila, approximately 46 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, make a trip to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts Einari Junttila, and take an in-depth tour of Samiland.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Levi trip itinerary planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Saariselka to Levi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. March in Levi sees daily highs of 0°C and lows of -10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Kittila, Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

4
nights
Akaslompolo

Get outdoors at Seven Fells Up and Safaris. Change things up with these side-trips from Akaslompolo: Muonio (Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins, Muonion Kotiseutumuseo, & more).

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Akaslompolo trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Levi to Akaslompolo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Akaslompolo can reach 0°C, while at night they dip to -10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can drive to Kemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Muonio, Yllas Ski Resort
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Safaris
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up

4
nights
Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. Explore Kemi's surroundings by going to Tatuka Palvelut (in Ylitornio) and The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley (in Tornio). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tornio Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kemi Church, and explore the world behind art at Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery).

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Kemi road trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Kemi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 0°C, and evening lows to -10°C. You will leave for Rovaniemi on the 18th (Mon).

Things to do in Kemi

Museums Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Tornio, Tatuka Reindeerfarm
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Sampo Icebreaker ©
Sampo Icebreaker
The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley ©

5
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Step out of the city life by going to Safaris and Auttikongas. Next up on the itinerary: get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, fly down the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, and see Santa Claus Office.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi day trip tool .

Take a train from Kemi to Rovaniemi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to -1°C, and evening lows to -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Outdoors Parks
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Safaris
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy
Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas

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