31 days in Lapland Itinerary

31 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Kemi
— 2 nights
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Akaslompolo
— 3 nights
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Enontekio
— 2 nights
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Levi
— 4 nights
5
Saariselka
— 4 nights
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Salla
— 2 nights
7
Luosto
— 3 nights
8
Rovaniemi
— 8 nights

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2
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Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley and Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery) will appeal to museum buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Kemi Church and Tornio Church. Pack the 19th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Duudsonit Activity Park - TornioHaparanda. Next up on the itinerary: visit Sampo Icebreaker.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Kemi route planner.

Nottingham, UK to Kemi is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 2 hours. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Nottingham in December, with highs in Kemi at -3°C and lows at -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Kemi

Theme Parks · Fun & Games · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 18 — 20:
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Duudsonit Activity Park - TornioHaparanda ©
Duudsonit Activity Park - TornioHaparanda
Sampo Icebreaker ©
Sampo Icebreaker
The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley ©
The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley

3
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Visiting Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park and Yllas Ski Resort will get you outdoors. Explore Akaslompolo's surroundings by going to Muonio (Muonion Kotiseutumuseo & Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins).

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Akaslompolo driving holiday planner.

Drive from Kemi to Akaslompolo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Kemi in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Akaslompolo, with lows of -15°C. On the 23rd (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Enontekio.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 20 — 23:
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins
Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins

2
nights
Enontekio

Enontekio ©
Get some cultural insight at Enontekio Church and Jarama WWII Fortification Camp. Step out of Enontekio to go to Kilpisjarvi and see Saana, which is approximately 1h 30 min away.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Enontekio travel itinerary planner.

Take a bus from Akaslompolo to Enontekio in 5.5 hours. In December in Enontekio, expect temperatures between -7°C during the day and -17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can catch the bus to Levi.

Things to do in Enontekio

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 23 — 26:
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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.
You'll explore and learn at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery and Samiland. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sarestoniemi Museum and Ounasjoki - River for activities. Take a break from Levi with a short trip to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage in Kittila, about 46 minutes away. Spend the 27th (Thu) on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy some diversion at Kids' Land, join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and find something for the whole family at Levi Huskypark.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Levi attractions planner.

Traveling by bus from Enontekio to Levi takes 3.5 hours. In December in Levi, expect temperatures between -6°C during the day and -15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 26 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

4
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center and Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel. Get in touch with nature at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort and Urho Kekkonen National Park. Explore Saariselka's surroundings by going to Inari (Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church & Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church). Next up on the itinerary: find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park, examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum, and stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Saariselka route planner.

Getting from Levi to Saariselka by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -7°C in December, and nighttime lows around -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 3:
Highlights from your plan
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
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Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. On the 4th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Salla Ski Resort, then get engrossed in the history at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction, and then steep yourself in history at Paikanselan Taistelualue. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: surround yourself with nature on Ski Resort Suomutunturi.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Salla trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Saariselka to Salla in 4 hours. January in Salla sees daily highs of -11°C and lows of -19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Salla

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 3 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction ©
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction
Paikanselan Taistelualue ©
Paikanselan Taistelualue

3
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Church of Sodankyla and Museum - Gallery Alariesto. Step out of the city life by going to Kopara Reindeer Park and Pyha-Luosto National Park. Step out of Luosto to go to Kemijarvi and see Joutsijarven Bunkkerit, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. It doesn't end there: discover the riches below the earth's surface at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Luosto day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Salla to Luosto takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around -13°C in January, and nighttime lows around -22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Luosto

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 5 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

8
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Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Let the collections at Arktikum and Pilke Science Centre capture your imagination. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Christmas House Santa and Santa's House of Snowmobiles. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rovaniemi: Pello (Ski Resort Ritavalkea & Maupertuis Memorial). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, make a trip to Santa Claus Village, hit the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, and have fun at Santa Claus Office.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Luosto to Rovaniemi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Luosto in January, Rovaniemi is somewhat warmer at night with lows of -17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 8 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus

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