8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  10​h
1
Akaslompolo
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 2 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  3​h
3
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: London

1
day
Akaslompolo

Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Akaslompolo trip itinerary maker site .

London, UK to Akaslompolo is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from London in February: high temperatures in Akaslompolo hover around -5°C and lows are around -12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

#Tours, #Wildlife, #Outdoors
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Safaris
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

2
nights
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 8th (Fri): look for gifts at Elan Ski Shop & Rental, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and then gain insight at Kid's Land. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, then make a trip to Ounasjoki - River for activities, and then explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Levi trip planner.

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Levi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Levi are -5°C, while nighttime lows are -12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Wildlife
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Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): hit the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, explore the striking landscape of Urho Kekkonen National Park, and then stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Saariselka route planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Levi to Saariselka takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. February in Saariselka sees daily highs of -6°C and lows of -15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Saariselka

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Winter Sports
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Hippupuoti Gift Shop ©
Hippupuoti Gift Shop

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): hit the slopes at Salla Ski Resort, steep yourself in history at Paikanselan Taistelualue, and then join in the after-dark buzz at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Salla travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Saariselka to Salla by car takes about 3.5 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to -6°C, and evening lows to -13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Salla

#Parks, #Winter Sports, #Outdoors
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 13th (Wed), hit the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, make a trip to Lordi's Square, then get your game on at Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi, and finally stop by Your Piece Of Finland.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Salla to Rovaniemi in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around -6°C in February, and nighttime lows around -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Parks, #Winter Sports, #Outdoors
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Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi ©
Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi
Your Piece Of Finland ©
Your Piece Of Finland
Lordi's Square ©
Lordi's Square

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