9 days in Lapland Itinerary

9 days in Lapland Itinerary

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9 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Copenhagen
Fly:  9​h 15​min
1
Luosto
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Levi
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
4
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Copenhagen

1
day
Luosto

Luosto ©
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Kopara Reindeer Park and then admire all the interesting features of Amethyst Mine Lapland.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Luosto online route planner .

Copenhagen, Denmark to Luosto is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Copenhagen to Luosto. Traveling from Copenhagen in January, expect Luosto to be much colder, temps between -13°C and -22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel to Salla.

Things to do in Luosto

Wildlife Parks
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

1
night
Salla

Salla
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Salla trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Luosto to Salla takes 2 hours. In January in Salla, expect temperatures between -11°C during the day and -19°C at night. On the 28th (Mon), you'll travel to Levi.

Things to do in Salla

Outdoors Tours Winter Sports
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3
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 Safaris and Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery.

For photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Levi vacation maker .

Traveling by car from Salla to Levi takes 3.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to -11°C, and evening lows to -21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Winter Sports Nature

Side Trip

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Safaris
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

1
night
Akaslompolo

Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): take an exotic tour of a safari tour and then fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Akaslompolo road trip tool .

Getting from Levi to Akaslompolo by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Akaslompolo can reach -11°C, while at night they dip to -22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trip

Yllas Ski Resort
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Safaris
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 2nd (Sat), take an exotic tour of a safari tour, see Santa Claus Office, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy and then find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi vacation planning app .

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between -6°C during the day and -11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

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