9 days in Lapland Itinerary

9 days in Lapland Itinerary

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9 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  19​h 45​min
1
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Salla
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Newark

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 15th (Sat): gear up at Levi Ski Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: gain insight at Kid's Land, get engrossed in the history at Samiland, then make a trip to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally take a stroll through Ounasjoki - River for activities.

To find maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Levi online trip itinerary planner .

Newark, USA to Levi is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Newark in December, with highs in Levi at 22°F and lows at 8°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Salla.

Things to do in Levi

Adventure Parks Outdoors
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

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Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): fly down the slopes at Salla Ski Resort, steep yourself in history at Paikanselan Taistelualue, and then brush up on your military savvy at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Salla trip maker site .

Traveling by car from Levi to Salla takes 3.5 hours. In December in Salla, expect temperatures between 20°F during the day and 7°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can 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.
Attractions like Santa Claus Village and Pilke Science Centre make great kid-friendly stops. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Christmas House Santa and Feelapland. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, enjoy some diversion at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, and see Santa Claus Office.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip planning tool .

Getting from Salla to Rovaniemi by car takes about 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 22°F in December, and nighttime lows around 11°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Fun & Games Museums Trails
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

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