8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Fly to Rovaniemi Airport, Drive to Luosto
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Luosto
— 1 night
Drive
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Saariselka
— 1 night
Fly
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Levi
— 2 nights
Drive
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Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Drive
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Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly

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Luosto

Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park and then go deep underground at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Luosto trip itinerary builder tool.

London, UK to Luosto is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 2 hours. In January, Luosto is cooler than London - with highs of -13°C and lows of -22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Luosto

Wildlife · Parks
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Wildlife Area
Kopara Reindeer Park
4.3

1
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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 8th (Tue): examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum, hike along Urho Kekkonen National Park, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel.

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Traveling by car from Luosto to Saariselka takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Saariselka are -11°C, while nighttime lows are -20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Museums · Parks · Nature · Winter Sports

Side Trips

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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 9th (Wed), browse the exhibits of LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, then hit the slopes at Kids' Land, and then bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi.

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You can fly from Saariselka to Levi in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Levi are -11°C, while nighttime lows are -21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Fun & Games · Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors
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Icekarting Levi ©
Auto Race Track
Icekarting Levi
4.8

1
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Akaslompolo

Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): take an exotic tour of a safari tour and then hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Akaslompolo trip planner.

Drive from Levi to Akaslompolo in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. January in Akaslompolo sees daily highs of -11°C and lows of -22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Yllas Ski Resort ©
Ski Area
Yllas Ski Resort
4.1
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Safari
Safaris
4.8

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Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Get outdoors at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy and Safaris. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Santa's House of Snowmobiles and Christmas House Santa. There's much more to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, admire the masterpieces at Korundi House of Culture, and make a trip to Lordi's Square.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip app.

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Akaslompolo in January, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Rovaniemi, with lows around -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports
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Pilke Science Centre ©
Science Museum
Pilke Science Centre
3.9
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Specialty Museum
Santa's House of Snowmobiles
4.5