8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
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Salla
— 1 night
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Inari
— 1 night
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Levi
— 2 nights
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Akaslompolo
— 1 night

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 27th (Fri), stop by Your Piece Of Finland. On the next day, take a memorable tour with Feelapland, have some family-friendly fun at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, and then see the interesting displays at Christmas House Santa.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi online itinerary planner.

London, UK to Rovaniemi is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Rovaniemi. In December, Rovaniemi is colder than London - with highs of -6°C and lows of -13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Salla.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Museums
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 29:
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Specialty Museum
Christmas House Santa
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Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): hit the slopes at Salla Ski Resort, steep yourself in history at Paikanselan Taistelualue, and then take an in-depth tour of Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Salla trip planner.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Salla in 2 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to -7°C, and evening lows to -16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Salla

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Museums
Find places to stay Dec 29 — 30:
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Ski Area
Salla Ski Resort
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Historic Site
Paikanselan Taistelualue
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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 31st (Tue): tour or see a show at The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, and then see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Inari itinerary app.

Drive from Salla to Inari in 5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Inari are -7°C, while nighttime lows are -17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 30 — 31:
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): hit the slopes at Kids' Land, then look for gifts at Elan Ski Shop & Rental, then get engrossed in the history at Samiland, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm. On your second day here, make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, stop by Inghams Mini Husky Experience, and then find something for the whole family at Levi Huskypark.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Levi route maker.

Getting from Inari to Levi by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Levi can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 2:
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History Museum
Samiland
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Elan Ski Shop & Rental
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Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
On the 3rd (Fri), hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort and then look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Akaslompolo online holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Levi to Akaslompolo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. January in Akaslompolo sees daily highs of -11°C and lows of -22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 2 — 3:
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Ski Area
Yllas Ski Resort
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Akaslompolo Sportshop
4.1

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