8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Melbourne
Fly + Drive:  31 h
1
Levi
— 1 day
Bus:  1 h 15 min
2
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
3
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  27 h
End: Melbourne

1
day
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 23rd (Sun): grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort.

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Melbourne, Australia to Levi is an approximately 28- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -8 hour difference. In December, Levi is colder than Melbourne - with highs of -6°C and lows of -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to take a bus to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Tours Outdoors Winter Sports
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

1
night
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Yllas Ski Resort.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Akaslompolo travel route website.

You can take a bus from Levi to Akaslompolo in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In December, daytime highs in Akaslompolo are -5°C, while nighttime lows are -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Salla.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trip

Yllas Ski Resort
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Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): fly down the slopes at Salla Ski Resort, then steep yourself in history at Paikanselan Taistelualue, and then take an in-depth tour of Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Salla route planner.

Getting from Akaslompolo to Salla by car takes about 4 hours. December in Salla sees daily highs of -7°C and lows of -16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Salla

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks
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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
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, explore the world behind art at Korundi House of Culture, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and finally look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery, examine the collection at Christmas House Santa, then examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, and finally try your luck at Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Salla to Rovaniemi in 2 hours. December in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of -6°C and lows of -13°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Fun & Games Nightlife
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Safaris
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery

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