7 days in Lapland Itinerary

7 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Amsterdam
Fly + Drive:  9 h 15 min
1
Levi
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  3 h
2
Saariselka
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
4
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  8 h 45 min
End: Frankfurt

2
nights
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 21st (Tue), admire the masterpieces at Sarestoniemi Museum, then make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, and then get engrossed in the history at Samiland. Keep things going the next day: do sightseeing your way with Discover Lapland, then get your game on at G2 ICEKARTING, and then identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Levi visit planning app.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Levi is an approximately 11- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Amsterdam in January: high temperatures in Levi hover around -11°C and lows are around -21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Museums Winter Sports

Side Trips

Sarestoniemi Museum, Giewont Husky Adventures
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Sarestoniemi Museum ©
Sarestoniemi Museum
Samiland ©
Samiland
Discover Lapland ©
Discover Lapland

1
night
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
On the 23rd (Thu), see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Saariselka trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Levi to Saariselka takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. January in Saariselka sees daily highs of -11°C and lows of -20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Saariselka

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Gold Prospector Museum, Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel
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Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel ©
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): fly down the slopes at Salla Ski Resort, take an in-depth tour of Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction, and then steep yourself in history at Paikanselan Taistelualue.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Salla tour itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Salla takes 4 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Salla can reach -11°C, while at night they dip to -19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Salla

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction ©
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction
Paikanselan Taistelualue ©
Paikanselan Taistelualue

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): hit the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip planner.

You can drive from Salla to Rovaniemi in 2 hours. In January, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are -10°C, while nighttime lows are -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks
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Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

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