7 days in Lapland Itinerary

7 days in Lapland Itinerary

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7 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Cebu City, Cebu Island
Fly + Drive:  28​h
1
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  27​h
End: Cebu City, Cebu Island

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. On the 22nd (Sun), hit the slopes at Salla Ski Resort, contemplate the long history of Joutsijarven Bunkkerit, and then steep yourself in history at Paikanselan Taistelualue. On the 23rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: brush up on your military savvy at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Salla online trip itinerary planner .

Cebu City, Philippines to Salla is an approximately 28-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Cebu City to Salla. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Cebu City in December: high temperatures in Salla hover around -7°C and lows are around -16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Salla

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Joutsijarven Bunkkerit
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 24th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and then hit the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi day trip planner .

Getting from Salla to Rovaniemi by car takes about 2 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to -6°C, and evening lows to -13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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Safaris
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy
Lordi's Square ©
Lordi's Square

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Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop and then stroll through Yllas Ski Resort.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Akaslompolo day trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Akaslompolo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Akaslompolo can reach -5°C, while at night they dip to -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Yllas Ski Resort
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Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

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