7 days in Lapland Itinerary

7 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Brussels
Fly:  14 h 30 min
1
Saariselka
— 1 day
Bus + Fly:  3 h
2
Levi
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
3
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly + Train:  7 h 15 min
End: Brussels

1
day
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 26th (Wed), get all the equipment you need at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Saariselka trip itinerary maker website.

Brussels, Belgium to Saariselka is an approximately 14- hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Brussels to Saariselka. Traveling from Brussels in December, things will get cooler in Saariselka: highs are around -7°C and lows about -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): get interesting insight from Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hit the slopes at Kids' Land, take in the exciting artwork at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, then join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, and finally don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Levi tour planner.

Getting from Saariselka to Levi by combination of bus and flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Levi are -6°C, while nighttime lows are -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to take a bus to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Giewont Husky Adventures
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Giewont Husky Adventures ©
Giewont Husky Adventures
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. On the 30th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort and then don't miss a visit to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Akaslompolo online trip itinerary maker.

You can take a bus from Levi to Akaslompolo in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. December in Akaslompolo sees daily highs of -5°C and lows of -15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Parks Nature Winter Sports

Side Trips

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Yllas Ski Resort, Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage

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 31st (Mon): catch all the local highlights with Feelapland and then stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier.

To find other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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