6 days in Lapland Itinerary

6 days in Lapland Itinerary

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6 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Fort Lauderdale
Fly:  22​h 45​min
1
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Fort Lauderdale


2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Saariselka online trip itinerary planner .

Fort Lauderdale, USA to Saariselka is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Fort Lauderdale to Saariselka is 7 hours. In December, Saariselka is colder than Fort Lauderdale - with highs of 21°F and lows of 6°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. On the 24th (Tue), fly down the slopes at Salla Ski Resort, brush up on your military savvy at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction, and then contemplate the long history of Paikanselan Taistelualue.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Salla using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Salla takes 3.5 hours. In December in Salla, expect temperatures between 20°F during the day and 7°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Salla

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi road trip site .

Drive from Salla to Rovaniemi in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 22°F in December, and nighttime lows around 11°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Shopping
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Your Piece Of Finland ©
Your Piece Of Finland

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