7 days in Lapland Itinerary

7 days in Lapland Itinerary

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7 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
Fly + bus:  4​h 15​min
1
Levi
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Pyhatunturi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Salla
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
End: Helsinki

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Ounasjoki - River for activities and then experience rural life at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Elan Ski Shop & Rental, then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and then go for a walk through Huippupolku, Peak Trail in Levi.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Levi attractions planner.

Helsinki to Levi is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Helsinki in October; daily highs in Levi reach 3°C and lows reach -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Tours

Side Trips

Nature & Wildlife Tours, Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): head outdoors with Scandinavian Adventures and then head outdoors with Seven Fells Up. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape at Keimiotunturi Fell and then glide through natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Akaslompolo travel route app .

Traveling by car from Levi to Akaslompolo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. October in Akaslompolo sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

#Outdoors, #Nature, #Parks

Side Trip

Muonio
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Keimiotunturi Fell ©
Keimiotunturi Fell

2
nights
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): fly down the slopes at Pyhatunturi and then identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Pyhatunturi trip planner .

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Pyhatunturi takes 3 hours. In October, daytime highs in Pyhatunturi are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Salla.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

#Parks, #Nature, #Winter Sports

Side Trips

Kopara Reindeer Park, Pyhatunturi
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Pyhatunturi ©
Pyhatunturi
Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. On the 18th (Thu), learn about all things military at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction and then fly down the slopes at Salla Ski Resort.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Salla trip planner .

Getting from Pyhatunturi to Salla by car takes about 2 hours. October in Salla sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Salla

#Parks, #Winter Sports, #Outdoors
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort

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