6 days in Lapland Itinerary

6 days in Lapland Itinerary

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6 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  9​h 45​min
1
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Saariselka
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Manchester

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night
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
On the 21st (Fri), make a trip to Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: experience rural life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, have fun at Kid's Land, and then fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Akaslompolo online day trip planner .

Manchester, UK to Akaslompolo is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Manchester to Akaslompolo, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Manchester in December: high temperatures in Akaslompolo hover around -5°C and lows are around -15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can go by car to Saariselka.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Winter Sports

Side Trips

Yllas Ski Resort, Kid's Land, Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

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Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): hit the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

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Getting from Akaslompolo to Saariselka by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to -7°C, and evening lows to -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Saariselka

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

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Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): fly down the slopes at Salla Ski Resort, brush up on your military savvy at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction, and then steep yourself in history at Paikanselan Taistelualue.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Salla trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Salla takes 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around -7°C in December, and nighttime lows around -16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Salla

#Parks, #Winter Sports, #Outdoors
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort

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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 25th (Tue): find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, see Santa Claus Office, then see the interesting displays at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, and finally take an in-depth tour of Arktikum.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from Salla to Rovaniemi takes 2 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Museums, #Theme Parks, #Fun & Games
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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