5 days in Lapland Itinerary

5 days in Lapland Itinerary

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5 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly:  14​h 45​min
1
Saariselka
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Brussels

1
day
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): fly down the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Saariselka online day trip planner .

Brussels, Belgium to Saariselka is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Brussels to Saariselka due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Brussels in December, expect Saariselka to be much colder, temps between -7°C and -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Saariselka

Winter Sports Parks Outdoors
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, then get your game on at Kid's Land, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Yllas Ski Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: ski along the peaceful trails at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Akaslompolo trip planner .

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Akaslompolo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In December in Akaslompolo, expect temperatures between -5°C during the day and -15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Levi, Yllas Ski Resort, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, browse the collection at Rovaniemi City Library, and then catch some excitement at Feelapland.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Rovaniemi online journey planner .

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -6°C in December, and nighttime lows around -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Zoos & Aquariums Trails Tours
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Rovaniemi City Library ©
Rovaniemi City Library
Lumberjack's Candle Bridge ©
Lumberjack's Candle Bridge

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