7 days in Lapland Itinerary

7 days in Lapland Itinerary

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7 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Beirut
Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
Salla
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Beirut

1
day
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): stroll through Salla Ski Resort, brush up on your military savvy at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction, and then contemplate the long history of Paikanselan Taistelualue.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Salla day trip planning app .

Beirut, Lebanon to Salla is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Beirut in December, with highs in Salla at -7°C and lows at -16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Salla

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort and Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church. Appreciate the collections at Gold Prospector Museum and Siida. Step out of Saariselka to go to Inari and see Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church, which is approximately 1h 10 min away.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Saariselka day trip planning tool .

Drive from Salla to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. In December in Saariselka, expect temperatures between -7°C during the day and -17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

2
nights
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 31st (Tue): get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, then see Santa Claus Office, then examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, and finally take an in-depth tour of Arktikum.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip planner.

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Rovaniemi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of -6°C and lows of -13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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