5 days in Lapland Itinerary

5 days in Lapland Itinerary

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5 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  5​h 45​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Levi
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Manchester

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi holiday planner .

Manchester, UK to Rovaniemi is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Manchester to Rovaniemi. Traveling from Manchester in December, things will get cooler in Rovaniemi: highs are around -6°C and lows about -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Museums, #Tours, #Outdoors
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Safaris
Christmas House Santa ©
Christmas House Santa
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

1
night
Salla

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

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Salla trip itinerary site .

Getting from Rovaniemi to Salla by car takes about 2 hours. December in Salla sees daily highs of -7°C and lows of -16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Salla

#Winter Sports, #Outdoors, #Parks
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort

1
night
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
On the 20th (Thu), stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Yllas Ski Resort.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Akaslompolo tour planning tool .

You can drive from Salla to Akaslompolo in 4 hours. December in Akaslompolo sees daily highs of -5°C and lows of -15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can drive to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

#Winter Sports, #Outdoors, #Parks

Side Trip

Yllas Ski Resort
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Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

1
night
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
On the 21st (Fri), glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Levi itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Levi in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -6°C in December, and nighttime lows around -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

#Winter Sports, #Tours, #Outdoors
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

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