9 days in Lapland Itinerary

9 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Bern
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  16 h
1
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
2
Levi
— 1 night
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 ©
Step off the beaten path and head to Akaslompolo Sportshop and Muonion Kotiseutumuseo. Get out of town with these interesting Akaslompolo side-trips: Muonio (Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park & Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins).

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Akaslompolo road trip app.

Bern, Switzerland to Akaslompolo is an approximately 9- hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Bern to Akaslompolo. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Bern in February: high temperatures in Akaslompolo hover around -5°C and lows are around -12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to take a bus to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Muonio, Yllas Ski Resort
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Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

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): visit Inghams Mini Husky Experience, then stop by Elan Ski Shop & Rental, and then hit the slopes at Kids' Land.

For more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Levi holiday maker site.

Take a bus from Akaslompolo to Levi in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In February, daytime highs in Levi are -5°C, while nighttime lows are -12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Shopping Winter Sports
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Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental

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.
On the 28th (Thu), examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum, fly down the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, and finally look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Saariselka day trip site.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Levi to Saariselka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Saariselka can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to Salla.

Things to do in Saariselka

Winter Sports Museums Trails

Side Trips

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

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. On the 1st (Fri), stroll through Salla Ski Resort and then take an in-depth tour of Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Salla online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Saariselka to Salla in 4 hours. In February in Salla, expect temperatures between -6°C during the day and -13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Salla

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

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): examine the collection at Christmas House Santa, then stroll through Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, and then stop by Your Piece Of Finland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery and then admire the masterpieces at Korundi House of Culture.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Salla to Rovaniemi takes 2 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to -1°C, and evening lows to -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks
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Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy
Korundi House of Culture ©
Korundi House of Culture
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery

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