8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  10​h
1
Salla
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Muonio
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Amsterdam

1
day
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): fly down the slopes at Salla Ski Resort and then learn about all things military at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Salla tour itinerary maker tool .

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Salla is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Amsterdam to Salla is 1 hour. Traveling from Amsterdam in December, expect Salla to be colder, temps between -7°C and -16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Salla

Winter Sports Parks Outdoors
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort

3
nights
Muonio

Muonio ©
Muonio is a municipality of Finland.The town is located in far northern Finland above the Arctic Circle on the country's western border, within the area of the former Lappi province. Discover out-of-the-way places like Yllas Ski Resort and Kid's Land. Change things up with these side-trips from Muonio: Levi (Levi Ski Resort, Ounasjoki - River for activities, & more) and Akaslompolo Sportshop (in Akaslompolo).

To find ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Muonio planner .

You can drive from Salla to Muonio in 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around -7°C in December, and nighttime lows around -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Muonio

Winter Sports Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Levi, Yllas Ski Resort, Akaslompolo Sportshop
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Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi and Snowman World Igloo Hotel. Family-friendly places like Safaris and Santa Claus Village will thrill your kids. There's still lots to do: get in on the family fun at SantaPark, see Santa Claus Office, take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, and don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Muonio to Rovaniemi takes 3 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Fun & Games Nightlife
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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