9 days in Lapland Itinerary

9 days in Lapland Itinerary

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9 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Little Rock
Fly:  22​h 30​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Saariselka
— 1 night
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  3​h
4
Levi
— 2 nights
Fly:  23​h 45​min
End: Little Rock

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Korundi House of Culture. On your second day here, hit the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, then see the interesting displays at Christmas House Santa, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi journey planning site .

Little Rock, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Little Rock to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. In February, Rovaniemi is cooler than Little Rock - with highs of 22°F and lows of 14°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Outdoors, #Museums, #Winter Sports
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Safaris
Christmas House Santa ©
Christmas House Santa
Korundi House of Culture ©
Korundi House of Culture

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. On the 5th (Tue), fly down the slopes at Salla Ski Resort, then contemplate the long history of Paikanselan Taistelualue, and then join in the after-dark buzz at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Salla tour itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Salla takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 22°F in February, and nighttime lows around 11°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Salla

#Outdoors, #Winter Sports, #Parks
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort

1
night
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, explore the striking landscape of Urho Kekkonen National Park, and then see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Saariselka trip maker .

Drive from Salla to Saariselka in 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 22°F in February, and nighttime lows around 9°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Gold Prospector Museum
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through Ounasjoki - River for activities, then ski along the peaceful trails at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, and then relax in the rural setting at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

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Getting from Saariselka to Levi by combination of bus and flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°F in February, and nighttime lows around 13°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Winter Sports

Side Trip

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

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