8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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
Shuttle + Fly:  2 h 30 min
4
Levi
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
5
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Drive + 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.
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 other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, 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 flight and train; or do a combination of car and train. 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

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Christmas House Santa ©
Christmas House Santa
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery
Korundi House of Culture ©
Korundi House of Culture

1
night
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 more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, 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

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

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 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 traveler tips, ratings, 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
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Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
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.
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.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Levi route maker.

Getting from Inari to Levi by combination of shuttle and 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 catch the bus to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Theme Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

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

1
night
Akaslompolo

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

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Akaslompolo online holiday planner.

Traveling by bus from Levi to Akaslompolo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. 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

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

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

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