6 days in Lapland Itinerary

6 days in Lapland Itinerary

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6 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  10​h
1
Akaslompolo
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: London


1
day
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): head outdoors with Scandinavian Adventures and then stroll through Yllas Ski Resort.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Akaslompolo trip site .

London, UK to Akaslompolo is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 2 hours. In January, Akaslompolo is colder than London - with highs of -11°C and lows of -22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to go by car 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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: relax in the rural setting at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, then admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, and finally get your game on at Kid's Land.

For where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Levi trip planner .

Getting from Akaslompolo to Levi by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Levi are -11°C, while nighttime lows are -21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Office, and finally get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sat): find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, stop by LAURI, and then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Levi to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Rovaniemi when traveling from Levi in January, with lows around -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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