29 days in Lapland Itinerary

29 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Luosto
— 2 nights
2
Salla
— 3 nights
3
Inari
— 3 nights
4
Enontekio
— 2 nights
5
Levi
— 4 nights
6
Akaslompolo
— 3 nights
7
Rovaniemi
— 8 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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Church of Sodankyla and Museum - Gallery Alariesto. Step out of Luosto with an excursion to Joutsijarven Bunkkerit in Kemijarvi--about 1h 20 min away. Spend the 23rd (Sun) exploring nature at Pyha-Luosto National Park. There's more to do: go deep underground at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Luosto trip planner.

Sydney, Australia to Luosto is an approximately 30-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Luosto is minus 8 hours. In December, Luosto is cooler than Sydney - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to go by car 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
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

3
nights
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Step out of the city life by going to Salla Ski Resort and Riisitunturi National Park. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction and Paikanselan Taistelualue. Take a break from Salla with a short trip to Ski Resort Suomutunturi in Suomu, about 42 minutes away.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Salla visit planner.

You can drive from Luosto to Salla in 2 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Salla

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Escape the urban bustle at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort and Lemmenjoki National Park. Get some cultural insight at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center and Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church. There's more to do: get great views at Otsamo Fell.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Inari online trip builder.

Getting from Salla to Inari by car takes about 5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Inari can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a bus to Enontekio.

Things to do in Inari

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort, Lemmenjoki National Park
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

2
nights
Enontekio

Enontekio ©
Enontekio Church and Jarama WWII Fortification Camp are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with a short trip to Saana in Kilpisjarvi (about 1h 15 min away).

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Enontekio holiday maker.

Getting from Inari to Enontekio by bus takes about 11.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to take a bus to Levi.

Things to do in Enontekio

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Jarama WWII Fortification Camp, Saana
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Enontekio Church ©
Enontekio Church
Saana ©
Saana
Jyppyra lookout ©
Jyppyra lookout

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 some cultural insight at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery and Samiland. Get in touch with nature at Levi Ski Resort and Elan Ski Shop & Rental. Go for a jaunt from Levi to Kittila to see Lapland Hotels SnowVillage about 46 minutes away. There's much more to do: fly down the slopes at Kids' Land, identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, and find something for the whole family at Levi Huskypark.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Levi trip builder tool.

Take a bus from Enontekio to Levi in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in January, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Levi Huskypark, Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

3
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Get in touch with nature at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park and Yllas Ski Resort. Venture out of the city with trips to Muonio (Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins & Muonion Kotiseutumuseo).

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Akaslompolo tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Levi to Akaslompolo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. January in Akaslompolo sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Muonio, Yllas Ski Resort
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

8
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Get outdoors at Safaris and Hiidenkirnut. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Arktikum and Santa's House of Snowmobiles. Step out of Rovaniemi to go to Pello and see Ski Resort Ritavalkea, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. There's still lots to do: get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, hit the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Office, and revel in the low prices at Marttiini Store Old Factory.

To see where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi online visit planner.

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Akaslompolo in January, Rovaniemi is a bit warmer at night with lows of °C. On the 16th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Ski Resort Ritavalkea
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy

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