5 days in Lapland Itinerary

5 days in Lapland Itinerary

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5 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Newcastle upon Tyne
Fly + Drive:  17​h 15​min
1
Salla
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Luosto
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly + train:  9​h 15​min
End: Newcastle upon Tyne

1
day
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): learn about all things military at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction and then fly down the slopes at Salla Ski Resort.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Salla planner .

Newcastle upon Tyne, UK to Salla is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Newcastle upon Tyne to Salla. Traveling from Newcastle upon Tyne in February, things will get much colder in Salla: highs are around -6°C and lows about -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Luosto.

Things to do in Salla

Winter Sports Parks Outdoors
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort

2
nights
Luosto

Luosto ©
On the 12th (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then look for all kinds of wild species at Kopara Reindeer Park, and then explore and take pictures at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Luosto travel route planner .

Drive from Salla to Luosto in 2 hours. In February in Luosto, expect temperatures between -5°C during the day and -13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Luosto

Wildlife Parks Tours

Side Trip

Safaris
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Safaris
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

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 13th (Wed): take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, then examine the collection at Christmas House Santa, and then fly down the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and then Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi vacation maker site .

Traveling by car from Luosto to Rovaniemi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -6°C in February, and nighttime lows around -11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy
Safaris
Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas ©
Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas

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