9 days in Lapland Itinerary

9 days in Lapland Itinerary

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9 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Amsterdam

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.
Get in touch with nature at Levi Ski Resort and Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. Attractions like Kid's Land and Levi Huskypark make great kid-friendly stops. When in Levi, make a side trip to see Snow Village in Kittila, approximately 46 minutes away. There's still lots to do: explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, and take an in-depth tour of Samiland.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Levi travel planner .

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Levi is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Amsterdam to Levi is 1 hour. Traveling from Amsterdam in December, things will get much colder in Levi: highs are around -6°C and lows about -15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Winter Sports Trails

Side Trips

Kittila, Levi Huskypark, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Mon): look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop, then fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort, and then contemplate the long history of Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Akaslompolo route app .

Traveling by car from Levi to Akaslompolo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to -5°C, and evening lows to -15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trips

Yllas Ski Resort, Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins
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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.
Bring the kids along to Safaris and Santa Claus Village. The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, and get curious at Pilke Science Centre.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi holiday website .

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Outdoors
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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