7 days in Lapland Itinerary

7 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Salla
— 1 day
2
Saariselka
— 3 nights
3
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights

1
day
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): hit the slopes at Salla Ski Resort, then take an in-depth tour of Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction, and then steep yourself in history at Paikanselan Taistelualue.

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

Beirut, Lebanon to Salla is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Beirut in December, expect Salla to be much colder, temps between -7°C and -16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Salla

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

3
nights
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Gold Prospector Museum and Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church and Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel. Change things up with a short trip to Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center in Inari (about 1 hour away). categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. Next up on the itinerary: join in the after-dark buzz at Saariselka Bowling and look for gifts at Shamaan Design - Lappi Shop.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Saariselka trip itinerary app.

Drive from Salla to Saariselka in 4 hours. In December, daytime highs in Saariselka are -7°C, while nighttime lows are -17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
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Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center

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nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 31st (Tue), make a trip to Santa Claus Village, then see Santa Claus Office, then examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, and finally get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi online itinerary builder.

You can drive from Saariselka to Rovaniemi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to -6°C, and evening lows to -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games
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Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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