8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Boston
Fly + Drive:  18 h 15 min
1
Salla
— 1 day
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Saariselka
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  16 h
End: Boston

1
day
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. On the 27th (Thu), hit the slopes at Salla Ski Resort and then take an in-depth tour of Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

For ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Salla day trip planner.

Boston, USA to Salla is an approximately 23.5- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Boston to Salla is 7 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Boston in February: high temperatures in Salla hover around 22°F and lows are around 11°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Saariselka.

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): take a memorable tour with Tours, fly down the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Saariselka trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Salla to Saariselka in 4 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Saariselka can reach 22°F, while at night they dip to 9°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel ©
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): whizz through the canopy at Levi Ski Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Akaslompolo trip planner.

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Akaslompolo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. February in Akaslompolo sees daily highs of 24°F and lows of 13°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trips

Levi Ski Resort, Yllas Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Safaris
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Get a sense of the local culture at Arktikum and Santa's House of Snowmobiles. Take a break from the city and head to Safaris and Syvasenvaara Fell. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, get curious at Pilke Science Centre, get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, and see Santa Claus Office.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Rovaniemi fast, fun, and easy.

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are 30°F, while nighttime lows are 17°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Theme Parks Outdoors
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Safaris
Pilke Science Centre ©
Pilke Science Centre

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