9 days in Lapland Itinerary

9 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm and Samiland. Take a break from the city and head to Levi Ski Resort and Yllas Ski Resort. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, stop by Ounasjoki - River for activities, take in the exciting artwork at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and look for gifts at Elan Ski Shop & Rental.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Levi road trip planner.

Metz, France to Levi is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Metz in December, expect nights in Levi to be colder, around °C, while days are little chillier, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Giewont Husky Adventures, Yllas Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Samiland ©
Samiland
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

1
night
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, hit the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park, and then see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Saariselka itinerary maker tool.

Fly from Levi to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in January, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Nature Winter Sports

Side Trips

Gold Prospector Museum, Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel
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Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel ©
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): stroll through Salla Ski Resort, thensteep yourself in history at Paikanselan Taistelualue, and then take an in-depth tour of Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Salla online tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Saariselka to Salla in 4 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Salla

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks
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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
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): stop by Your Piece Of Finland, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, and then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Christmas House Santa, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, thensee Santa Claus Office, and finally try your luck at Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi holiday planner.

Drive from Salla to Rovaniemi in 2 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy

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