8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Jyvaskyla
Fly:  6 h 45 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Saariselka
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h
4
Levi
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
End: Jyvaskyla

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 next day: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office, and then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

To find where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi journey website .

Jyvaskyla to Rovaniemi is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Jyvaskyla in November, things will get slightly colder in Rovaniemi: highs are around -2°C and lows about -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Fun & Games Wildlife
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): steep yourself in history at Paikanselan Taistelualue, then brush up on your military savvy at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction, and then stroll through Salla Ski Resort.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Salla trip itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Rovaniemi to Salla by car takes about 2 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to -7°C, and evening lows to -16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Salla

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

1
night
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum, hit the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Saariselka day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Salla to Saariselka takes 3.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to -7°C, and evening lows to -17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Gold Prospector Museum, Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel ©
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel

3
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park and Yllas Ski Resort. Ounasjoki - River for activities and Samiland are good opportunities to explore the local culture. It doesn't end there: fly down the slopes at Levi Ski Resort and get your game on at Kids' Land.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Levi route planning website .

You can fly from Saariselka to Levi in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Levi can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Yllas Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

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