9 days in Lapland Itinerary

9 days in Lapland Itinerary

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9 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Levi
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Akaslompolo
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
End: Helsinki

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.
On the 25th (Tue), ski the day away in the pristine settings at Levi Ski Resort. Next up on the itinerary: explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, get engrossed in the history at Samiland, and relax in the rural setting at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Levi road trip site .

Helsinki to Levi is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or drive. In December, Levi is slightly colder than Helsinki - with highs of -6°C and lows of -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Giewont Husky Adventures
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

3
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Venture out of the city with trips to Muonio (Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Muonion Kotiseutumuseo, & more) and Snow Village (in Kittila).

To find reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Akaslompolo online trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Levi to Akaslompolo by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December in Akaslompolo, expect temperatures between -5°C during the day and -15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Muonio, Yllas Ski Resort, Snow Village
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Snow Village ©
Snow Village
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

3
nights
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, explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, and see the interesting displays at Christmas House Santa.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip builder website .

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) 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
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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