6 days in Lapland Itinerary

6 days in Lapland Itinerary

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6 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  6​h
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Levi
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Manchester

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 30th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery, hit the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary planner .

Manchester, UK to Rovaniemi is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus, car, ferry, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to Rovaniemi is 2 hours. While traveling from Manchester, expect cooler days and slightly colder nights in Rovaniemi, ranging from highs of -2°C to lows of -7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): rejuvenate with a delicious beverage at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction and then stroll through Salla Ski Resort.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Salla trip planner .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Salla takes 2 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Salla can reach -7°C, while at night they dip to -16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Salla

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort

1
night
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop and then fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Akaslompolo online tour planner .

You can drive from Salla to Akaslompolo in 4 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to -5°C, and evening lows to -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can drive to Levi.

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
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 5th (Wed): ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Levi attractions planning tool .

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Levi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Levi, expect temperatures between -6°C during the day and -15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Trails Adventure Outdoors
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

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