5 days in Lapland Itinerary

5 days in Lapland Itinerary

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5 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
Fly:  5​h
1
Salla
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Levi
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Helsinki

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Salla

Salla
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Paikanselan Taistelualue and then brush up on your military savvy at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Salla road trip planner.

Helsinki to Salla is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Helsinki in May, things will get a bit cooler in Salla: highs are around 11°C and lows about 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Salla

Nightlife Museums Historic Sites
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nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 15th (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, look for gifts at LAURI, then make a trip to Santa Claus Office, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery, find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, and then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi driving holiday website .

You can drive from Salla to Rovaniemi in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in May, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Tours Outdoors
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

2
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.
On the 17th (Fri), ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort. On the next day, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, and then wander the streets of Ounasjoki - River for activities.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Levi trip itinerary site .

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. May in Levi sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Tours Outdoors Adventure
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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