8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Tokyo
Fly + Drive:  25 h
1
Salla
— 1 day
Drive:  3 h
2
Levi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  17 h 15 min
End: Tokyo

1
day
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): stroll through Salla Ski Resort, take an in-depth tour of Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction, and then steep yourself in history at Paikanselan Taistelualue.

To see reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Salla trip site.

Tokyo, Japan to Salla is an approximately 24-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Tokyo to Salla, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Tokyo in May: high temperatures in Salla hover around 11°C and lows are around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Salla

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction ©
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction
Paikanselan Taistelualue ©
Paikanselan Taistelualue

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.
Visiting Levi Ski Resort and Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm will get you outdoors. Step out of Levi with an excursion to Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park in Muonio--about 58 minutes away. There's more to do: bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi and visit Ounasjoki - River for activities.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Levi holiday app.

You can drive from Salla to Levi in 4 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Tours Adventure

Side Trip

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 6th (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, thenget engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and then engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, thenexamine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, thensee Santa Claus Office, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip site.

You can drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Tours Outdoors
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Safaris
Pilke Science Centre ©
Pilke Science Centre

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