9 days in Lapland Itinerary

9 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
2
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
3
Levi
— 2 nights
4
Salla
— 1 night
5
Luosto
— 2 nights

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Korundi House of Culture and then get a taste of local nightlife at Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see Santa Claus Office, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then examine the collection at Christmas House Santa, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and finally look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland.

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Denver, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 20-hour flight. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Denver to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Denver in December, expect nights in Rovaniemi to be little chillier, around 11°F, while days are colder, around 22°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums · Fun & Games · Casinos
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Korundi House of Culture ©
Korundi House of Culture

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night
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
On the 29th (Sat), look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop and then stroll through Yllas Ski Resort.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Akaslompolo travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Akaslompolo in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°F in December, and nighttime lows around 9°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Yllas Ski Resort
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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 30th (Sun): get interesting insight from Levi Ski Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Samiland, join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, then take in the exciting artwork at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally take a stroll through Ounasjoki - River for activities.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Levi trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Levi takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Levi can reach 22°F, while at night they dip to 8°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Samiland ©
Samiland
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): fly down the slopes at Salla Ski Resort, then contemplate the long history of Paikanselan Taistelualue, and then get engrossed in the history at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Salla visit planner.

Traveling by car from Levi to Salla takes 4 hours. In December in Salla, expect temperatures between 20°F during the day and 7°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can go by car to Luosto.

Things to do in Salla

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction ©
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction
Paikanselan Taistelualue ©
Paikanselan Taistelualue

2
nights
Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park, view the masterpieces at Museum - Gallery Alariesto, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Sodankyla.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Luosto trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Salla to Luosto by car takes about 2 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Luosto can reach 12°F, while at night they dip to -2°F. You'll set off for home on the 3rd (Thu).

Things to do in Luosto

Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trip

Sodankyla
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla

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