8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
3
Levi
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Amsterdam

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Rovaniemi is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Amsterdam in January; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -10°C and lows reach -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Yllas Ski Resort, and then make a trip to Snow Village. Here are some ideas for day two: ski along the peaceful trails at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Akaslompolo trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Akaslompolo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Akaslompolo when traveling from Rovaniemi in January, with lows around -22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Yllas Ski Resort, Snow Village
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Snow Village ©
Snow Village
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

3
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 17th (Thu), ski the day away in the pristine settings at Levi Ski Resort. There's much more to do: explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, relax in the rural setting at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and look for gifts at Elan Ski Shop & Rental.

For ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Levi online tour itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Levi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -11°C in January, and nighttime lows around -21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Giewont Husky Adventures
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

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