8 days in Lapland & Kuusamo Itinerary

8 days in Lapland & Kuusamo Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
2
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
3
Levi
— 1 night
4
Saariselka
— 1 night
5
Salla
— 1 night
6
Kuusamo
— 1 night

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, thendon't miss a visit to Santa Claus Office, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and finally engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre.

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

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Rovaniemi is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Amsterdam in February, plan for cooler days and slightly colder nights in Rovaniemi: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Outdoors
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

1
night
Akaslompolo

On the 13th (Wed), take an exotic tour of a safari tour and then head outdoors with Seven Fells Up.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Akaslompolo road trip website.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Akaslompolo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Safaris
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up

1
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 14th (Thu), explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Levi sightseeing planning website.

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Levi in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Adventure Tours
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

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night
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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour and then stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop.

Plan trip to Saariselka with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Levi to Saariselka by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in February, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Salla.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Paikanselan Taistelualue and then take an in-depth tour of Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Salla trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Saariselka to Salla in 4 hours. February in Salla sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. On the 16th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Salla

Museums Historic Sites
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Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction ©
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction
Paikanselan Taistelualue ©
Paikanselan Taistelualue

1
night
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. On the 17th (Sun), look for gifts at Shopping Center Kumpare and then hit the slopes at Ruka.

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Drive from Salla to Kuusamo in 1.5 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks
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Ruka ©
Ruka
Shopping Center Kumpare ©
Shopping Center Kumpare

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