9 days in Lapland Itinerary

9 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

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Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): stroll through Salla Ski Resort and then get engrossed in the history at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Salla trip planner.

Boston, USA to Salla is an approximately 23.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 7 hours. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Boston in December, with highs in Salla at 20°F and lows at 7°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Salla

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

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, then examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then explore the venue of The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Inari trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Salla to Inari in 5 hours. In December in Inari, expect temperatures between 21°F during the day and 6°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Museums · Historic Sites
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos ©
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos

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 22nd (Sat): grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Samiland, then join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, then view the masterpieces at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally wander the streets of Ounasjoki - River for activities.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Levi tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Inari to Levi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. December in Levi sees daily highs of 22°F and lows of 8°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Winter Sports · Adventure
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Samiland ©
Samiland
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

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Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
On the 24th (Mon), look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop and then fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Akaslompolo trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Levi to Akaslompolo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°F in December, and nighttime lows around 9°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors

Side Trip

Yllas Ski Resort
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Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Step off the beaten path and head to Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi and Christmas House Santa. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Arktikum and Korundi House of Culture. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, stop by Your Piece Of Finland, and make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi online holiday planner.

Getting from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 22°F, and evening lows to 11°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums · Theme Parks · Fun & Games
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Korundi House of Culture ©
Korundi House of Culture

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