8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Bern
train + Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Bern

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Visiting Feelapland and Syvasenvaara Fell will get you outdoors. There's lots more to do: find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, have fun at Santa Claus Office, snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi vacation planner .

Bern, Switzerland to Rovaniemi is an approximately 9-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 1 hour. In December, Rovaniemi is little chillier than Bern - with highs of -6°C and lows of -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Parks Museums
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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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 13th (Thu): glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, then explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, then take an in-depth tour of Samiland, and finally gain insight at Kid's Land.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Levi online trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Rovaniemi to Levi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -6°C in December, and nighttime lows around -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

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

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Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): hit the slopes at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. Keep things going the next day: fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Akaslompolo attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Levi to Akaslompolo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Akaslompolo are -5°C, while nighttime lows are -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

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

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