8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  10​h
1
Akaslompolo
— 1 day
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 2 nights
3
Inari
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: London

1
day
Akaslompolo

Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour and then get outside with Seven Fells Up.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Akaslompolo planning tool .

London, UK to Akaslompolo is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from London in April: high temperatures in Akaslompolo hover around 3°C and lows are around -4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

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Safaris

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.
On the 21st (Sun), glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort. On the 22nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a stroll through Ounasjoki - River for activities, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and then look for gifts at Elan Ski Shop & Rental.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Levi trip maker app .

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Levi in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Levi can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Trails
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Safaris
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
On the 23rd (Tue), admire the landmark architecture of The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, and then examine the collection at Siida.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Inari trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle from Levi to Inari in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Inari are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Inari

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Siida ©
Siida
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos ©
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Salla Ski Resort, then contemplate the long history of Paikanselan Taistelualue, and then learn about all things military at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Salla online day trip planner .

Drive from Inari to Salla in 4.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Salla are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Salla

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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 25th (Thu), see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and finally don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, buy something for everyone on your list at Arctic Circle Mall, look for gifts at LAURI, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Salla to Rovaniemi in 2 hours. In April in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
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Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

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