5 days in Lapland Itinerary

5 days in Lapland Itinerary

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5 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Edinburgh
Fly:  8​h
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Levi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Luosto
— 1 night
Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Edinburgh

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, then fly down the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, then stop by LAURI, and finally examine the collection at Christmas House Santa.

For maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip builder website .

Edinburgh, UK to Rovaniemi is an approximately 8-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 2 hour difference. When traveling from Edinburgh in February, plan for colder days and a bit cooler nights in Rovaniemi: temperatures range from -6°C by day to -11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks
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Christmas House Santa ©
Christmas House Santa
Lumberjack's Candle Bridge ©
Lumberjack's Candle Bridge
LAURI ©
LAURI

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Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): get outside with Scandinavian Adventures and then hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Akaslompolo trip maker tool .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Akaslompolo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February in Akaslompolo, expect temperatures between -5°C during the day and -12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can drive to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trip

Yllas Ski Resort
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Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

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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 24th (Sun), make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, look for gifts at Elan Ski Shop & Rental, and then enjoy some diversion at Kid's Land.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Levi attractions planning tool .

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Levi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -5°C in February, and nighttime lows around -12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can go by car to Luosto.

Things to do in Levi

Shopping Outdoors Fun & Games

Side Trip

Giewont Husky Adventures
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Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental

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night
Luosto

Luosto ©
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Luosto trip itinerary planning app .

You can drive from Levi to Luosto in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. February in Luosto sees daily highs of -5°C and lows of -13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Luosto

Wildlife Parks
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park

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