9 days in Lapland Itinerary

9 days in Lapland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lapland itinerary maker

©
Plan created by another user. Make it yours

Route & dates

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

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier and Your Piece Of Finland. There's much more to do: get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, see the interesting displays at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and see Santa Claus Office.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi online tour planner.

Atlanta, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Traveling from Atlanta to Rovaniemi, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Atlanta in December; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach 22°F and lows reach 11°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums · Theme Parks · Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 28 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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 31st (Tue), explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Wed): join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, then stop by Inghams Mini Husky Experience, then make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, and finally make a trip to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Levi trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Levi can reach 22°F, while at night they dip to 8°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure

Side Trip

Kittila
Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 1:
Highlights from your plan
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Giewont Husky Adventures ©
Giewont Husky Adventures
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

1
night
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Yllas Ski Resort.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Akaslompolo day trip app.

You can drive from Levi to Akaslompolo in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January in Akaslompolo, expect temperatures between 14°F during the day and -2°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Yllas Ski Resort
Find places to stay Jan 1 — 2:
Highlights from your plan
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop
Safaris

2
nights
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. On the 3rd (Fri), fly down the slopes at Salla Ski Resort, then take in the history at Joutsijarven Bunkkerit, and then contemplate the long history of Paikanselan Taistelualue.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Salla road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Salla takes 4 hours. In January in Salla, expect temperatures between 15°F during the day and 2°F at night. On the 4th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Salla

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Joutsijarven Bunkkerit
Find places to stay Jan 2 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction ©
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction
Paikanselan Taistelualue ©
Paikanselan Taistelualue

Similar plans

7 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE December, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: December, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 13 days in Finland BY A USER FROM INDIA May, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: May, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 13 days in Lapland & Helsinki BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE December, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: December, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 11 days in Finland BY A USER FROM SWEDEN December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 18 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM JAMAICA December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 8 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM September, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: September, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 10 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES January, relaxing, romantic, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems Preferences: January, relaxing, romantic, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 13 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM SAUDI ARABIA December, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, popular & hidden gems Preferences: December, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 10 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, wildlife, hidden gems Preferences: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 15 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, popular sights Preferences: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 3 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM TAIWAN August, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems Preferences: August, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 7 days in Helsinki Region, Lakeland & Lapland BY A USER FROM SAUDI ARABIA August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium
See more plans