8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Venice
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
Luosto
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h
End: Venice

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day
Luosto

Luosto ©
On the 27th (Sun), identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park and then admire all the interesting features of Amethyst Mine Lapland.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Luosto online visit planner .

Venice, Italy to Luosto is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In January, Luosto is much colder than Venice - with highs of -13°C and lows of -22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel to Salla.

Things to do in Luosto

Parks Wildlife
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. On the 28th (Mon), hit the slopes at Salla Ski Resort, learn about all things military at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction, and then contemplate the long history of Paikanselan Taistelualue.

For maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Salla planner .

Traveling by car from Luosto to Salla takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around -11°C in January, and nighttime lows around -19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Salla

Winter Sports Parks Outdoors
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski 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 29th (Tue): 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, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then make a trip to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally get your game on at Kid's Land.

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Drive from Salla to Levi in 3.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Levi can reach -11°C, while at night they dip to -21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours 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 31st (Thu): glide through natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. On the 1st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an exotic tour of a safari tour and then fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Akaslompolo planning tool .

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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trips

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

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 2nd (Sat), find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Rovaniemi route planning app .

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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