8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Bern
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  16 h
1
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Bus:  1 h 15 min
2
Levi
— 1 night
Fly + Bus:  3 h
3
Saariselka
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
4
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly + Train:  8 h 45 min
End: Bern

1
night
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. On the next day, stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop, then identify plant and animal life at Konijanka Petting Zoo, and then hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Akaslompolo travel planner.

Bern, Switzerland to Akaslompolo is an approximately 9- hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Bern to Akaslompolo due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Bern in February, with highs in Akaslompolo at -5°C and lows at -12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to catch the bus to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Parks Nature Winter Sports

Side Trips

Muonio, Yllas Ski Resort
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

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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 26th (Tue), make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, visit Inghams Mini Husky Experience, then look for gifts at Elan Ski Shop & Rental, and finally hit the slopes at Kids' Land.

To find reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Levi travel planner.

Traveling by bus from Akaslompolo to Levi takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In February in Levi, expect temperatures between -5°C during the day and -12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Shopping Winter Sports

Side Trip

Giewont Husky Adventures
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Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental

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.
On the 27th (Wed), examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum, then fly down the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park, and then stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop.

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You can do a combination of flight and bus from Levi to Saariselka in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Saariselka are -6°C, while nighttime lows are -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Saariselka

Winter Sports Nature Museums

Side Trip

Gold Prospector Museum
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

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night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Salla Ski Resort, contemplate the long history of Paikanselan Taistelualue, and then get engrossed in the history at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Salla itinerary maker.

Getting from Saariselka to Salla by car takes about 4 hours. February in Salla sees daily highs of -6°C and lows of -13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Salla

Winter Sports Parks Outdoors
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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

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): see the interesting displays at Christmas House Santa and then look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier. Keep things going the next day: fly down the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip itinerary builder app.

Getting from Salla to Rovaniemi by car takes about 2 hours. In February in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between -6°C during the day and -11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Winter Sports Parks Outdoors
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Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy
Christmas House Santa ©
Christmas House Santa

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