8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Exeter
Fly:  17​h 15​min
1
Saariselka
— 1 day
2
Levi
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
3
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly + train:  10​h 15​min
End: Exeter

1
day
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
On the 25th (Fri), hit the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Saariselka online driving holiday planner .

Exeter, UK to Saariselka is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 2 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Saariselka can reach -11°C, while at night they dip to -20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: experience rural life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, then take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally get your game on at Kid's Land.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Levi day trip website .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Saariselka to Levi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January in Levi, expect temperatures between -11°C during the day and -21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Tours Outdoors Parks
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Safaris
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): ski along the peaceful trails at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. On the 29th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get outside with Scandinavian Adventures and then fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Akaslompolo trip builder site .

Traveling by car from Levi to Akaslompolo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Akaslompolo are -11°C, while nighttime lows are -22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Yllas Ski Resort, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland and then fly down the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip maker .

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Akaslompolo in January, Rovaniemi is a bit warmer at night with lows of -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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