8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly:  19​h 45​min
1
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  16​h
End: Boston


1
night
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop and then stroll through Yllas Ski Resort. On your second day here, fly down the slopes at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Akaslompolo visit site .

Boston, USA to Akaslompolo is an approximately 20-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Boston to Akaslompolo. Traveling from Boston in December, things will get cooler in Akaslompolo: highs are around 23°F and lows about 9°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Yllas Ski Resort
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

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 25th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Snow Village, explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, then get your game on at G2 Ice Karting Levi, and finally enjoy some diversion at Kid's Land.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Levi trip itinerary planning website .

Getting from Akaslompolo to Levi by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December in Levi, expect temperatures between 22°F during the day and 8°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Adventure

Side Trip

Snow Village
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
G2 Ice Karting Levi ©
G2 Ice Karting Levi
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for theme parks, museums, fun & games, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, and look for gifts at LAURI.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi visit planner .

You can drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between 22°F during the day and 11°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Parks Fun & Games
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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