8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Luosto
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Levi
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Amsterdam

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi day trip planner .

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Rovaniemi is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In December, Rovaniemi is colder than Amsterdam - with highs of -6°C and lows of -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Salla.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Fun & Games Nightlife Casinos
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Your Piece Of Finland ©
Your Piece Of Finland

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): hit the slopes at Salla Ski Resort, then contemplate the long history of Paikanselan Taistelualue, and then brush up on your military savvy at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Salla trip website .

Drive from Rovaniemi to Salla in 2 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Salla can reach -7°C, while at night they dip to -16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Luosto.

Things to do in Salla

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort

1
night
Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
On the 29th (Sat), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

For ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Luosto trip planner .

Traveling by car from Salla to Luosto takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around -8°C in December, and nighttime lows around -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can drive to Levi.

Things to do in Luosto

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park

4
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Yllas Ski Resort and Kid's Land. Visiting Nature & Wildlife Tours and Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm will get you outdoors. On the 31st (Mon), ski the day away in the pristine settings at Levi Ski Resort. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, wander the streets of Ounasjoki - River for activities, and explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Levi trip builder .

You can drive from Luosto to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Levi sees daily highs of -6°C and lows of -15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Kittila, Yllas Ski Resort
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Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

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