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
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 1 night
3
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: London

1
day
Akaslompolo

Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour and then fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Akaslompolo attractions planner.

London, UK to Akaslompolo is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Akaslompolo due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in February, things will get much colder in Akaslompolo: highs are around -5°C and lows about -12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Yllas Ski Resort
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Safaris
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

1
night
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 25th (Mon): deepen your understanding at Kid's Land, then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, and finally identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

To find maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Levi sightseeing site .

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Levi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Levi can reach -5°C, while at night they dip to -12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Safaris
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi

2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
On the 26th (Tue), hit the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. On the 27th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum, then trek along Urho Kekkonen National Park, then stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop, and finally have fun at Action Park.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Saariselka itinerary builder .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Levi to Saariselka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Saariselka can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Gold Prospector Museum
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

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 28th (Thu): examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, fly down the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, and then get engrossed in the history at Rovaniemi Local History Museum.

To see maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip website .

Getting from Saariselka to Rovaniemi by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In February in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between -6°C during the day and -11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors
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Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles
Rovaniemi Local History Museum ©
Rovaniemi Local History Museum

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