8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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

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 27th (Fri): look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland. Keep things going the next day: take a memorable tour with Feelapland, then have fun at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, and then see the interesting displays at Christmas House Santa.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip 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. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from London in December: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around -6°C and lows are around -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Salla.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Fun & Games Outdoors
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Snowman World Igloo Hotel ©
Snowman World Igloo Hotel
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery
Lumberjack's Candle Bridge ©
Lumberjack's Candle Bridge

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. On the 30th (Mon), hit the slopes at Salla Ski Resort, then contemplate the long history of Paikanselan Taistelualue, and then take an in-depth tour of Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Salla trip planner .

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Salla in 2 hours. In December, daytime highs in Salla are -7°C, while nighttime lows are -16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Salla

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): get into the urban bustle at The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, and then see the interesting displays at Siida.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Inari day trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Salla to Inari takes 4.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Inari are -7°C, while nighttime lows are -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Shopping Museums Tours
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Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Siida ©
Siida
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos ©
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos

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 1st (Wed), deepen your understanding at Kid's Land, look for gifts at Elan Ski Shop & Rental, then take an in-depth tour of Samiland, and finally experience rural life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures and then get in on the family fun at Levi Huskypark.

To find maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Levi trip website .

You can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus from Inari to Levi in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Levi are -6°C, while nighttime lows are -15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Theme Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Giewont Husky Adventures, Levi Huskypark
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Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental

1
night
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort and then stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Akaslompolo attractions planner.

Drive from Levi to Akaslompolo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Akaslompolo can reach -11°C, while at night they dip to -22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Yllas Ski Resort
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Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

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