8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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1
Levi
— 1 night
2
Saariselka
— 2 nights
3
Salla
— 1 night
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights

1
night
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 27th (Thu), explore the striking landscape of Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort.

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Berlin, Germany to Levi is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Berlin to Levi is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. On the 30th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, thenlook for gifts at Shamaan Design - Lappi Shop, and finally join in the after-dark buzz at Saariselka Bowling.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Saariselka online trip planner.

Fly from Levi to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Saariselka can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

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

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Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Mon): stroll through Salla Ski Resort, thentake an in-depth tour of Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction, and then steep yourself in history at Paikanselan Taistelualue.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Salla sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Salla takes 4 hours. December in Salla sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Salla

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

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 1st (Tue), stop by Your Piece Of Finland, thensee exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, thenexamine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, and finally take an in-depth tour of Arktikum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed): hit the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, thenstroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery, and then see Santa Claus Office.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi travel route planning tool.

Traveling by car from Salla to Rovaniemi takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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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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