7 days in Lapland Itinerary

7 days in Lapland Itinerary

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7 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Auckland
Fly:  31​h
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Salla
— 1 night
Fly:  35​h
End: Auckland

1
day
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): experience the excitement of Feelapland, see Santa Claus Office, and then get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi visit site .

Auckland, New Zealand to Rovaniemi is an approximately 31-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 10 hours traveling from Auckland to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Auckland in December, things will get cooler in Rovaniemi: highs are around -6°C and lows about -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Fun & Games Trails Wildlife
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Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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.
On the 10th (Tue), glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy some diversion at Kid's Land, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and then hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Levi day trip planner.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to -6°C, and evening lows to -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Yllas Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. On the 12th (Thu), fly down the slopes at Salla Ski Resort, then take an in-depth tour of Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction, and then steep yourself in history at Paikanselan Taistelualue.

To find reviews and tourist information, you can read our Salla online road trip planner .

You can drive from Levi to Salla in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around -7°C in December, and nighttime lows around -16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Salla

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort

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