8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Levi
— 2 nights
2
Saariselka
— 1 night
3
Salla
— 1 night
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights

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Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Step off the beaten path and head to Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm and Samiland. Get outdoors at Levi Ski Resort and Yllas Ski Resort. Go for a jaunt from Levi to Muonio to see Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park about 58 minutes away. It doesn't end there: fly down the slopes at Kids' Land.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Levi trip planner.

Cluj-Napoca, Romania to Levi is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Cluj-Napoca in December, expect Levi to be little chillier, temps between -6°C and -15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Yllas Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Samiland ©
Samiland

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night
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.
On the 24th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum, then stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop, and then hit the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Saariselka driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Levi to Saariselka takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -7°C in December, and nighttime lows around -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Gold Prospector Museum
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. On the 25th (Wed), contemplate the long history of Paikanselan Taistelualue, then take an in-depth tour of Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction, and then stroll through Salla Ski Resort.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Salla vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Salla takes 4 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Salla can reach -7°C, while at night they dip to -16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Salla

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

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): see Santa Claus Office, identify plant and animal life at Napapiirin Porofarmi, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and finally try your luck at Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi. On the 27th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery and then make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Salla to Rovaniemi takes 2 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -13°C. On the 27th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Fun & Games · Casinos · Nightlife
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi ©
Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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