8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Lisbon
Fly:  14​h 45​min
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:  11​h 30​min
End: Lisbon

1
day
Akaslompolo

Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): get interesting insight from Tours and then get outside with Seven Fells Up.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Akaslompolo trip planner.

Lisbon, Portugal to Akaslompolo is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Lisbon to Akaslompolo is 2 hours. In March, Akaslompolo is cooler than Lisbon - with highs of 0°C and lows of -10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Safaris
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up

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 3rd (Sun), shop like a local with Elan Ski Shop & Rental, then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and then get your game on at Kid's Land. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort.

To see photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Levi online trip itinerary maker .

Drive from Akaslompolo to Levi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 0°C in March, and nighttime lows around -10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Winter Sports
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): experience rural life at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, and then examine the collection at Siida.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Inari trip planner .

Getting from Levi to Inari by combination of bus, flight, and shuttle takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Inari can reach -1°C, while at night they dip to -12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Outdoors Wildlife
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Siida ©
Siida
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): hit the slopes at Salla Ski Resort, then learn about all things military at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction, and then contemplate the long history of Paikanselan Taistelualue.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Salla trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Inari to Salla by car takes about 4.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Salla are -1°C, while nighttime lows are -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Salla

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, then explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery, and finally take an exotic tour of a safari tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Fri): enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office and then get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi road trip site .

Drive from Salla to Rovaniemi in 2 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach -1°C, while at night they dip to -9°C. On the 8th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Safaris
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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