9 days in Lapland Itinerary

9 days in Lapland Itinerary

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9 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo
Fly:  26​h
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
4
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  29​h
End: Sao Paulo

1
night
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 (Thu): have fun at Santa Claus Office and then snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip builder site .

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Rovaniemi is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Sao Paulo to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Sao Paulo in May: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around 12°C and lows are around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Salla.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks
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Safaris
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

1
night
Salla

Salla
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Paikanselan Taistelualue and then brush up on your military savvy at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Salla trip itinerary website .

Getting from Rovaniemi to Salla by car takes about 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in May, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Salla

Nightlife Museums Historic Sites
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2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): hit the slopes at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. Keep things going the next day: get outside with Scandinavian Adventures, then stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop, and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Akaslompolo road trip site .

You can drive from Salla to Akaslompolo in 4 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Akaslompolo can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Winter Sports Nature

Side Trip

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Safaris
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.
On the 7th (Tue), ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort. On the 8th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: experience rural life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, then experience rural life at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, and finally get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Levi attractions planning site .

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Levi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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