9 days in Lapland Itinerary

9 days in Lapland Itinerary

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9 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 2 nights
3
Inari
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Brussels

1
night
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
On the 27th (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. Keep things going the next day: head outdoors with Scandinavian Adventures and then stroll through Yllas Ski Resort.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Akaslompolo day trip website .

Brussels, Belgium to Akaslompolo is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Brussels to Akaslompolo due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Brussels in October, expect nights in Akaslompolo to be little chillier, around -3°C, while days are much colder, around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can drive to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trips

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Yllas Ski Resort
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Scandinavian Adventures ©
Scandinavian Adventures

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 29th (Tue): look for gifts at Elan Ski Shop & Rental, then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and then wander the streets of Ounasjoki - River for activities. On the 30th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Levi travel route planning app .

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Levi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. October in Levi sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trip

Nature & Wildlife Tours
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. On the 31st (Thu), see the interesting displays at Siida, relax in the rural setting at Inari Reindeerfarm, and then surround yourself with nature on Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Inari travel planning tool .

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and shuttle from Levi to Inari takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. October in Inari sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -2°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel to Salla.

Things to do in Inari

Museums
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus
Inari Reindeer Farm ©
Inari Reindeer Farm

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. On the 1st (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Salla Ski Resort, rejuvenate with a delicious beverage at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction, and then contemplate the long history of Paikanselan Taistelualue.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Salla holiday planner.

You can drive from Inari to Salla in 4.5 hours. October in Salla sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Salla

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort

2
nights
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): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then look for gifts at LAURI, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village. On the 3rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus and then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip builder app .

You can drive from Salla to Rovaniemi in 2 hours. In November, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are -2°C, while nighttime lows are -7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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