9 days in Lapland Itinerary

9 days in Lapland Itinerary

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9 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly + Drive:  9​h 15​min
1
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 2 nights
3
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Amsterdam

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night
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
On the 15th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Snow Village, then look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop, and then hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: ski along the peaceful trails at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

For reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Akaslompolo trip itinerary planning website .

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Akaslompolo is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Amsterdam to Akaslompolo. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Amsterdam in January, with highs in Akaslompolo at -11°C and lows at -22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

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

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): experience rural life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, then take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, and finally don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Fri): have some family-friendly fun at Kid's Land, then stop by Elan Ski Shop & Rental, then don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally get your game on at G2 Ice Karting Levi.

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Drive from Akaslompolo to Levi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -11°C in January, and nighttime lows around -21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Wildlife Shopping

Side Trip

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

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nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): hit the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Shamaan Design - Lappi Shop, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Urho Kekkonen National Park, then see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum, and finally enjoy some diversion at Action Park.

To find traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Saariselka trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Levi to Saariselka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -11°C in January, and nighttime lows around -20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

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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Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction and then hit the slopes at Salla Ski Resort.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Salla sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Salla takes 3.5 hours. January in Salla sees daily highs of -11°C and lows of -19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Salla

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort

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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 22nd (Tue): hit the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, and then look for gifts at LAURI.

For maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip planner .

You can drive from Salla to Rovaniemi in 2 hours. January in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of -10°C and lows of -17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy

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