5 days in Lapland Itinerary

5 days in Lapland Itinerary

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5 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Barcelona
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Saariselka
— 1 day
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  3​h
2
Levi
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Barcelona

1
day
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): fly down the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Saariselka day trip tool .

Barcelona, Spain to Saariselka is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Barcelona to Saariselka. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Barcelona in December; daily highs in Saariselka reach -7°C and lows reach -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

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

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): stroll through Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, then get your game on at G2 Ice Karting Levi, then don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally get your game on at Kid's Land.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Levi trip itinerary maker tool .

Getting from Saariselka to Levi by combination of bus and flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Levi can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Fun & Games Wildlife Outdoors
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G2 Ice Karting Levi ©
G2 Ice Karting Levi
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi

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night
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop and then hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Akaslompolo day trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Levi to Akaslompolo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Akaslompolo sees daily highs of -5°C and lows of -15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

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
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 9th (Sun): stop by Your Piece Of Finland and then catch all the local highlights with Feelapland.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi online itinerary planner .

Getting from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums Tours
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Your Piece Of Finland ©
Your Piece Of Finland

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