8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Levi
— 1 day
2
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
3
Luosto
— 2 nights
4
Salla
— 1 night
5
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights

1
day
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort.

For maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Levi day trip planning site.

Bristol, UK to Levi is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Bristol to Levi. In December in Levi, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Winter Sports Adventure
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

1
night
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Yllas Ski Resort.

To find photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Akaslompolo trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Levi to Akaslompolo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Akaslompolo sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can go by car to Luosto.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trip

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

2
nights
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 31st (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park. On the 1st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park, discover the riches below the earth's surface at Amethyst Mine Lapland, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Sodankyla.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Luosto trip itinerary app.

Drive from Akaslompolo to Luosto in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Salla.

Things to do in Luosto

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Pyha-Luosto National Park, Church of Sodankyla
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): fly down the slopes at Salla Ski Resort, thensteep yourself in history at Paikanselan Taistelualue, and then get engrossed in the history at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Salla road trip planning site.

You can drive from Luosto to Salla in 2 hours. In January in Salla, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Salla

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

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): hit the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, thensee Santa Claus Office, and then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Fri): stop by Your Piece Of Finland, thensee exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip planner.

You can drive from Salla to Rovaniemi in 2 hours. In January in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks
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Safaris
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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