8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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. On the 2nd (Thu), fly down the slopes at Salla Ski Resort, then brush up on your military savvy at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction, and then contemplate the long history of Paikanselan Taistelualue.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Salla trip builder .

Tokyo, Japan to Salla is an approximately 25-hour flight. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Tokyo to Salla 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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Salla

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

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.
Get outdoors at Levi Ski Resort and Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Ounasjoki - River for activities, admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

For maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Levi trip maker .

You can drive from Salla to Levi in 4 hours. May in Levi sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Trails

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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then get 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, examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Rovaniemi online holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Levi to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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