7 days in Lapland Itinerary

7 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Start: London
Fly + Drive:  10 h 15 min
1
Kemi
— 1 day
Drive:  3 h 45 min
2
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
4
Levi
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  6 h 15 min
End: London

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day
Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): stop by Sampo Icebreaker, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Tornio Church, thenexplore the world behind art at Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery), and finally admire the striking features of Kemi Church.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Kemi visit website.

London, UK to Kemi is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from London in January; daily highs in Kemi reach -7°C and lows reach -16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Kemi

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tornio Church
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Kemi Church ©
Kemi Church
Sampo Icebreaker ©
Sampo Icebreaker

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): fly down the slopes at Salla Ski Resort, get engrossed in the history at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction, and then steep yourself in history at Paikanselan Taistelualue.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Salla trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Kemi to Salla by car takes about 3.5 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Kemi in January; daily highs in Salla reach -11°C and lows reach -19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Salla

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

2
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.
On the 8th (Wed), hit the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, hike along Urho Kekkonen National Park, and then see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum.

To find photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Saariselka day trip app.

Getting from Salla to Saariselka by car takes about 4 hours. In January, daytime highs in Saariselka are -11°C, while nighttime lows are -20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

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
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park

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night
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 10th (Fri), identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, view the masterpieces at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and then have fun at Kids' Land.

For ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Levi road trip app.

Getting from Saariselka to Levi by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to -11°C, and evening lows to -21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Shopping Museums
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LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

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night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 11th (Sat), look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland, thenfly down the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, thenget engrossed in the history at Rovaniemi Local History Museum, and finally stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Levi in January, expect a bit warmer with lows of -17°C in Rovaniemi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Rovaniemi Local History Museum ©
Rovaniemi Local History Museum
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy

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