8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Venice
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
Pyhatunturi
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h
End: Venice

1
day
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
On the 30th (Tue), hit the slopes at Pyhatunturi and then look for all kinds of wild species at Kopara Reindeer Park.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Pyhatunturi trip itinerary maker .

Venice, Italy to Pyhatunturi is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Venice in October: high temperatures in Pyhatunturi hover around 3°C and lows are around -2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to Salla.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Winter Sports

Side Trips

Kopara Reindeer Park, Pyhatunturi
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Pyhatunturi ©
Pyhatunturi

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Start off your visit on the 31st (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Salla Ski Resort, then steep yourself in history at Paikanselan Taistelualue, and then brush up on your military savvy at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Salla online trip builder .

Drive from Pyhatunturi to Salla in 2 hours. October in Salla sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Salla

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Winter Sports
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort

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 1st (Thu): gear up at Elan Ski Shop & Rental, then experience rural life at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, and then get engrossed in the history at Samiland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri): relax in the rural setting at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, get interesting insight from Tours, then have some family-friendly fun at G2 Ice Karting Levi, and finally take a stroll through Ounasjoki - River for activities.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Levi itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from Salla to Levi takes 3.5 hours. October in Levi sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Tours

Side Trips

Nature & Wildlife Tours, Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm
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Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental
Nature & Wildlife Tours
G2 Ice Karting Levi ©
G2 Ice Karting Levi

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night
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
On the 3rd (Sat), head outdoors with Scandinavian Adventures and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Yllas Ski Resort.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Akaslompolo tour itinerary maker site .

You can drive from Levi to Akaslompolo in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -3°C in November, and nighttime lows around -11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Winter Sports

Side Trip

Yllas Ski Resort
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Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

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 4th (Sun): fly down the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, then snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, and then try to win big at Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Mon): explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery, see the interesting displays at Christmas House Santa, then see the interesting displays at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, and finally look for gifts at LAURI.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip planner.

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach -2°C, while at night they dip to -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Winter Sports
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Christmas House Santa ©
Christmas House Santa
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles

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