8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Salla
— 1 day
2
Saariselka
— 2 nights
3
Levi
— 3 nights

1
day
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): hit the slopes at Salla Ski Resort, take an in-depth tour of Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction, and then contemplate the long history of Paikanselan Taistelualue.

For ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Salla trip planning site.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Salla is an approximately 23-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Johannesburg in January, expect Salla to be colder, temps between -11°C and -19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Salla

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports
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Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction ©
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction
Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort
Paikanselan Taistelualue ©
Paikanselan Taistelualue

2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): experience rural life at Inari Reindeer Farm and then examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum. On the 5th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, then look for gifts at Shamaan Design - Lappi Shop, and finally raise your glass at Saariselka Bowling.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Saariselka tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Salla to Saariselka in 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around -11°C in January, and nighttime lows around -20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Theme Parks · Museums · Nightlife

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
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Inari Reindeer Farm ©
Inari Reindeer Farm
Saariselka Bowling ©
Saariselka Bowling
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

3
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.
Visiting Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm and Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park will get you outdoors. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Giewont Husky Adventures and Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm. The adventure continues: hit the slopes at Kids' Land, take in the exciting artwork at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and find something for the whole family at Levi Huskypark.

To find traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Levi sightseeing planning site.

Fly from Saariselka to Levi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Levi can reach -11°C, while at night they dip to -21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Nature · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Kongas, Giewont Husky Adventures, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Giewont Husky Adventures ©
Giewont Husky Adventures
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

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