8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + Drive:  11​h 15​min
1
Luosto
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Salla
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Levi
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
4
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: London

1
night
Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): explore and take pictures at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Luosto travel itinerary planner.

London, UK to Luosto is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Luosto is 2 hours. In December, Luosto is much colder than London - with highs of -8°C and lows of -17°C. On the 11th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Salla.
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Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

2
nights
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. On the 12th (Wed), hit the slopes at Salla Ski Resort, steep yourself in history at Paikanselan Taistelualue, and then brush up on your military savvy at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Salla attractions site .

Getting from Luosto to Salla by car takes about 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 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Salla

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

1
night
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 13th (Thu), admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, then don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and then get your game on at Kid's Land.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Levi online attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Salla to Levi takes 3.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Levi can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Winter Sports Outdoors Fun & Games
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Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

1
night
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Yllas Ski Resort.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Akaslompolo online travel planner .

Traveling by car from Levi to Akaslompolo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Akaslompolo can reach -5°C, while at night they dip to -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Syvasenvaara Fell and Lumberjack's Candle Bridge. Next up on the itinerary: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, make a trip to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas, and get in on the family fun at SantaPark.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi journey builder app .

Getting from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. December in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of -6°C and lows of -13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Outdoors
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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