6 days in Lapland Itinerary

6 days in Lapland Itinerary

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6 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Vienna
Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
Salla
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Saariselka
— 2 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  3​h
3
Levi
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Vienna

1
day
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): learn about all things military at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction and then fly down the slopes at Salla Ski Resort.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Salla planning app .

Vienna, Austria to Salla is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 1 hour. Traveling from Vienna in January, things will get cooler in Salla: highs are around -11°C and lows about -19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Salla

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort

2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
On the 3rd (Thu), fly down the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: fly down the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park, examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum, then look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop, and finally enjoy some friendly competition at Saariselka Bowling.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Saariselka trip planner .

Traveling by car from Salla to Saariselka takes 3.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Saariselka can reach -11°C, while at night they dip to -20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trip

Gold Prospector Museum
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Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport 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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, then take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then make a trip to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally get your game on at Kid's Land.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Levi trip itinerary builder tool .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Saariselka to Levi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to -11°C, and evening lows to -21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Safaris
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

1
night
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

For photos and more tourist information, you can read our Akaslompolo road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Levi to Akaslompolo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January in Akaslompolo, expect temperatures between -11°C during the day and -22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trip

Yllas Ski Resort
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Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

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