5 days in Lapland Itinerary

5 days in Lapland Itinerary

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5 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Dusseldorf
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Inari
— 1 night
+2
shuttle + Fly + bus:  2​h 30​min
4
Levi
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h
End: Dusseldorf

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Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Akaslompolo trip maker website .

Dusseldorf, Germany to Akaslompolo is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dusseldorf to Akaslompolo. Traveling from Dusseldorf in December, things will get cooler in Akaslompolo: highs are around -5°C and lows about -15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Trails Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

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Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): fly down the slopes at Salla Ski Resort, then learn about all things military at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction, and then steep yourself in history at Paikanselan Taistelualue.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Salla road trip website .

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Salla in 4 hours. In December, daytime highs in Salla are -7°C, while nighttime lows are -16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Salla

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort

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Inari

Inari ©
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): get great views at Otsamo Fell, see the interesting displays at Siida, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

For reviews and more tourist information, use the Inari trip planner .

Traveling by car from Salla to Inari takes 4.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to -7°C, and evening lows to -17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Historic Sites
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Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Siida ©
Siida
Otsamo Fell ©
Otsamo Fell

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Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Levi trip planner .

Traveling by combination of shuttle, flight, and bus from Inari to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December in Levi, expect temperatures between -6°C during the day and -15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Trails Parks Winter Sports
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

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