8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
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
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Fly:  10​h
End: London

2
nights
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 22nd (Sat): look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, then explore the world behind art at Korundi House of Culture, and finally try your luck at Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi planning tool .

London, UK to Rovaniemi is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Time is 2 hours. Traveling from London in December, things will get colder in Rovaniemi: highs are around -6°C and lows about -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Fun & Games, #Parks, #Zoos & Aquariums
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Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi ©
Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi
Christmas House Santa ©
Christmas House Santa
Lumberjack's Candle Bridge ©
Lumberjack's Candle Bridge

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. On the 25th (Tue), learn about all things military at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction and then hit the slopes at Salla Ski Resort.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Salla journey maker app .

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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough 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 ©
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Luosto online trip planner .

You can drive from Salla to Luosto in 2 hours. In December, daytime highs in Luosto are -8°C, while nighttime lows are -17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Luosto

#Nature, #Parks

Side Trip

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

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.
On the 27th (Thu), have fun at Kid's Land, get in on the family fun at Levi Huskypark, and then take a stroll through Ounasjoki - River for activities. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort.

For reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Levi online tour planner .

Drive from Luosto to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to -6°C, and evening lows to -15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

#Parks, #Winter Sports, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Levi Huskypark
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

1
night
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Yllas Ski Resort and then stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Akaslompolo trip planner .

Traveling by car from Levi to Akaslompolo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Akaslompolo sees daily highs of -5°C and lows of -15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

#Parks, #Winter Sports, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Yllas Ski Resort
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Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

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