8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  10​h
1
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: London

1
night
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Yllas Ski Resort, and then make a trip to Snow Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: glide through natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Akaslompolo trip planner .

London, UK to Akaslompolo is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 2 hours. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from London in December, with highs in Akaslompolo at -5°C and lows at -15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Yllas Ski Resort, Snow Village, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Snow Village ©
Snow Village
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski 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 31st (Tue): glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, then explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, and finally get your game on at Kid's Land.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Levi tour planning app .

Drive from Akaslompolo to Levi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can 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 1st (Wed) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Tours Outdoors
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for theme parks, museums, fun & games, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, make a trip to Lordi's Square, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip planner.

You can drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Levi in January, plan for a bit warmer nights in Rovaniemi, with lows around -17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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