7 days in Lapland Itinerary

7 days in Lapland Itinerary

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7 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Moscow
Fly + Drive:  13​h 30​min
1
Levi
— 1 day
2
Saariselka
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Moscow

1
day
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Mon): kick your exploration up a notch at Levi Ski Resort.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Levi trip maker website .

Moscow, Russia to Levi is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Moscow to Levi. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Moscow in December; daily highs in Levi reach -6°C and lows reach -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Adventure Winter Sports Outdoors
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

1
night
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Urho Kekkonen National Park, then see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum, and finally have fun at Action Park.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Saariselka day trip tool .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Levi to Saariselka takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Saariselka are -7°C, while nighttime lows are -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel to Salla.

Things to do in Saariselka

Fun & Games Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Gold Prospector Museum, Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): hit the slopes at Salla Ski Resort, contemplate the long history of Paikanselan Taistelualue, and then brush up on your military savvy at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

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Drive from Saariselka to Salla in 3.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Salla are -11°C, while nighttime lows are -19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Salla

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): stop by Your Piece Of Finland, fly down the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, and finally explore the world behind art at Korundi House of Culture. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Christmas House Santa, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre, then enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Lordi's Square.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Salla to Rovaniemi in 2 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach -10°C, while at night they dip to -17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Museums Winter Sports
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Safaris
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy
Christmas House Santa ©
Christmas House Santa

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