8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Levi
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Amsterdam

2
nights
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 19th (Wed): look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village.

For more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Rovaniemi journey planner .

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Rovaniemi is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Eastern European Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Amsterdam in December, expect Rovaniemi to be colder, temps between -6°C and -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): ski along the peaceful trails at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. On the next day, stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop, then fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort, and then steep yourself in history at Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Akaslompolo journey maker tool .

Getting from Rovaniemi to Akaslompolo by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Akaslompolo are -5°C, while nighttime lows are -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Muonio, 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

3
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.
Step out of Levi to go to Kittila and see Snow Village, which is approximately 46 minutes away. On the 24th (Mon), ski the day away in the pristine settings at Levi Ski Resort. There's still lots to do: explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, have some family-friendly fun at Kid's Land, and get engrossed in the history at Samiland.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Levi trip app .

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Levi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -6°C in December, and nighttime lows around -15°C. On the 26th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

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

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