8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Levi
— 1 day
2
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
3
Salla
— 1 night
4
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights

1
day
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 15th (Sat): explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort.

For other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Levi road trip planning tool.

Newark, USA to Levi is an approximately 19-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Newark in December: high temperatures in Levi hover around 22°F and lows are around 8°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Adventure · Winter Sports
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

1
night
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop and then fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

To find where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Akaslompolo online travel route planner.

Drive from Levi to Akaslompolo in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 23°F, and evening lows to 9°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Salla.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks

Side Trip

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

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction and then fly down the slopes at Salla Ski Resort.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Salla trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Salla takes 4 hours. In December in Salla, expect temperatures between 20°F during the day and 7°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Salla

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

3
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 18th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Arktikum and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Wed): examine the collection at Christmas House Santa and then find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

Discover how to plan a Rovaniemi trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Salla to Rovaniemi in 2 hours. In December, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are 22°F, while nighttime lows are 11°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Theme Parks · Winter Sports
Find places to stay Dec 17 — 20:
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy

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