9 days in Lapland Itinerary

9 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Luosto
— 1 day
2
Saariselka
— 2 nights
3
Levi
— 2 nights
4
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
5
Rovaniemi
— 1 night

1
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Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
On the 6th (Sun), look for all kinds of wild species at Kopara Reindeer Park and then go deep underground at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Luosto online trip itinerary builder.

Brussels, Belgium to Luosto is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Brussels to Luosto is 1 hour. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Brussels in January; daily highs in Luosto reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Luosto

Parks Wildlife
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): fly down the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Shamaan Design - Lappi Shop, hit the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park, and then examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum.

To find out how to plan a trip to Saariselka, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Luosto to Saariselka takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in January, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Gold Prospector Museum
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

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Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, thentake in the exciting artwork at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and then fly down the slopes at Kids' Land. On the 10th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, thenlook for gifts at Elan Ski Shop & Rental, thenmake a trip to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, and finally don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Levi vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Saariselka to Levi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Levi can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Shopping Parks

Side Trip

Kittila
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Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental
Giewont Husky Adventures ©
Giewont Husky Adventures
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

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Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

Find out how to plan Akaslompolo trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Levi to Akaslompolo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Akaslompolo are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Parks Nature Winter Sports

Side Trips

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

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night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): stop by Your Piece Of Finland, thenhit the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, and then don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Akaslompolo in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Rovaniemi, with lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks
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Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy
Your Piece Of Finland ©
Your Piece Of Finland
Lordi's Square ©
Lordi's Square

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