6 days in Lapland Itinerary

6 days in Lapland Itinerary

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6 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Turku
Fly + bus:  4​h 30​min
1
Levi
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Turku

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 4th (Tue): explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi and then don't miss a visit to Ounasjoki - River for activities. On the next day, glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort.

For more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Levi trip itinerary planning website .

Turku to Levi is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Turku in December, things will get slightly colder in Levi: highs are around -6°C and lows about -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Winter Sports
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi

1
night
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
On the 6th (Thu), look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop and then fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Akaslompolo trip maker website .

You can drive from Levi to Akaslompolo in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -5°C in December, and nighttime lows around -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to Salla.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trip

Yllas Ski Resort
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Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): fly down the slopes at Salla Ski Resort, then contemplate the long history of Paikanselan Taistelualue, and then learn about all things military at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Salla trip itinerary builder .

Drive from Akaslompolo to Salla in 4 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Salla can reach -7°C, while at night they dip to -16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Salla

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort

2
nights
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 8th (Sat): take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, then take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then examine the collection at Christmas House Santa, and finally try to win big at Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi. Here are some ideas for day two: get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, see Santa Claus Office, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and finally admire the masterpieces at Korundi House of Culture.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi online trip maker .

You can drive from Salla to Rovaniemi in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around -6°C in December, and nighttime lows around -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Fun & Games Theme Parks
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Safaris
Christmas House Santa ©
Christmas House Santa

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