6 days in Lapland Itinerary

6 days in Lapland Itinerary

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6 days in Lapland Itinerary

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


1
night
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): look for gifts at Shamaan Design - Lappi Shop and then examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Saariselka travel planner .

Tampere to Saariselka is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of train, flight, and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Tampere in December; daily highs in Saariselka reach -7°C and lows reach -17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Saariselka

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Gold Prospector Museum
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): brush up on your military savvy at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Salla Ski Resort.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Salla trip builder site .

Drive from Saariselka to Salla in 3.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Salla are -7°C, while nighttime lows are -16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Salla

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop, tour the pleasant surroundings at Yllas Ski Resort, and then steep yourself in history at Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins. On your second day here, fly down the slopes at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

For more things to do and more tourist information, read Akaslompolo itinerary website .

You can drive from Salla to Akaslompolo in 4 hours. December in Akaslompolo sees daily highs of -5°C and lows of -15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Muonio, Yllas Ski Resort
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Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

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.
On the 20th (Thu), experience rural life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, have some family-friendly fun at G2 Ice Karting Levi, then make a trip to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Kid's Land.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Levi trip planner .

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Levi in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Levi can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Fun & Games Outdoors Parks
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G2 Ice Karting Levi ©
G2 Ice Karting Levi
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

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