8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Manchester
Fly:  5 h 45 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Saariselka
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  3 h
4
Levi
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
5
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  9 h 45 min
End: Manchester

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Mon): make a trip to Santa Claus Office, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, examine the collection at Christmas House Santa, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and finally stop by Your Piece Of Finland.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi travel route app.

Manchester, UK to Rovaniemi is an approximately 6- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of car, train, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to Rovaniemi is 2 hours. In December, Rovaniemi is much colder than Manchester - with highs of -6°C and lows of -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Fun & Games Casinos
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Korundi House of Culture ©
Korundi House of Culture

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. On the 11th (Wed), get engrossed in the history at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction and then fly down the slopes at Salla Ski Resort.

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Getting from Rovaniemi to Salla by car takes about 2 hours. In December, daytime highs in Salla are -7°C, while nighttime lows are -16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Salla

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

1
night
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, then look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop, and finally examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum.

To see maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Saariselka tour planner.

Drive from Salla to Saariselka in 4 hours. In December, daytime highs in Saariselka are -7°C, while nighttime lows are -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Theme Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, Gold Prospector Museum
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Angry Birds Activity Park ©
Angry Birds Activity Park
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel ©
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel

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 13th (Fri): grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort. On your second day here, get engrossed in the history at Samiland, then bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, then view the masterpieces at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally make a trip to Ounasjoki - River for activities.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Levi tour itinerary website.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Saariselka to Levi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -6°C in December, and nighttime lows around -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can take a bus to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Tours Adventure Winter Sports
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Samiland ©
Samiland
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

1
night
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
On the 15th (Sun), fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Akaslompolo itinerary planner.

You can take a bus from Levi to Akaslompolo in an hour. Another option is to drive. In December, daily temperatures in Akaslompolo can reach -5°C, while at night they dip to -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Yllas Ski Resort
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Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

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