9 days in Lapland Itinerary

9 days in Lapland Itinerary

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9 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Bern
Fly:  16​h
1
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 1 night
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  3​h
3
Saariselka
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly + train:  8​h 45​min
End: Bern

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park and Yllas Ski Resort. Get out of town with these interesting Akaslompolo side-trips: Muonio (Muonion Kotiseutumuseo & Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins).

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Akaslompolo planning website .

Bern, Switzerland to Akaslompolo is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Eastern European Time is 1 hour. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Bern in February, with highs in Akaslompolo at -5°C and lows at -12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can drive to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Winter Sports

Side Trips

Muonio, Yllas Ski Resort
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

1
night
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 27th (Wed): stop by Elan Ski Shop & Rental and then get your game on at Kid's Land.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Levi road trip planning website .

Drive from Akaslompolo to Levi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February in Levi, expect temperatures between -5°C during the day and -12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

#Outdoors, #Shopping, #Fun & Games
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Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental

1
night
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
On the 28th (Thu), examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum, then explore the striking landscape of Urho Kekkonen National Park, then pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, and finally look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Saariselka trip itinerary builder tool .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Levi to Saariselka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -6°C in February, and nighttime lows around -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to Salla.

Things to do in Saariselka

#Museums, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trips

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

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): hit the slopes at Salla Ski Resort and then savor a hot drink at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Salla tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Saariselka to Salla in 3.5 hours. February in Salla sees daily highs of -6°C and lows of -13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Salla

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

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 2nd (Sat), see the interesting displays at Christmas House Santa, fly down the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, and then stop by Your Piece Of Finland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun): explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery, admire the masterpieces at Korundi House of Culture, and then take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Rovaniemi attractions website .

Traveling by car from Salla to Rovaniemi takes 2 hours. March in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of -1°C and lows of -9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Winter Sports
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Christmas House Santa ©
Christmas House Santa
Lumberjack's Candle Bridge ©
Lumberjack's Candle Bridge
Korundi House of Culture ©
Korundi House of Culture

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