7 days in Lapland Itinerary

7 days in Lapland Itinerary

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7 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Akaslompolo
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 1 night
+2
bus + Fly + shuttle:  2​h 30​min
3
Inari
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Brussels

1
day
Akaslompolo

On the 3rd (Sun), take an exotic tour of a safari tour and then hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Akaslompolo online road trip planner .

Brussels, Belgium to Akaslompolo is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Brussels in February; daily highs in Akaslompolo reach -5°C and lows reach -12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Yllas Ski Resort
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Safaris
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

1
night
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 4th (Mon): get your game on at Kid's Land, take a memorable tour with Tours, then explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, and finally experience rural life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Levi trip builder app .

Drive from Akaslompolo to Levi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Levi can reach -5°C, while at night they dip to -12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Safaris
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Siida, pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, and then take a stroll around The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Inari planner .

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and shuttle from Levi to Inari takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. February in Inari sees daily highs of -6°C and lows of -15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Tours Shopping
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Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Siida ©
Siida
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos ©
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. On the 6th (Wed), hit the slopes at Salla Ski Resort and then brush up on your military savvy at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Salla day trip site .

Traveling by car from Inari to Salla takes 4.5 hours. In February in Salla, expect temperatures between -6°C during the day and -13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Salla

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors
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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.
On the 7th (Thu), hit the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and then stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery. On the 8th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, then see the interesting displays at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, then take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and finally look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi tour builder app .

You can drive from Salla to Rovaniemi in 2 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to -6°C, and evening lows to -11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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Safaris
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles

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