8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Alicante
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
Levi
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Alicante

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 27th (Fri), ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: have some family-friendly fun at Kid's Land, make a trip to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, then relax in the rural setting at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and finally have some family-friendly fun at G2 Ice Karting Levi.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Levi day trip planner .

Alicante, Spain to Levi is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Alicante in December, with highs in Levi at -6°C and lows at -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Adventure
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop, fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort, and then don't miss a visit to Snow Village. Here are some ideas for day two: ski along the peaceful trails at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

Make your Akaslompolo itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Levi to Akaslompolo in 1.5 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 30th (Mon) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Winter Sports Parks Outdoors

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

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: find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, see Santa Claus Office, and don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square.

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

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to -6°C, and evening lows to -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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