9 days in Lapland Itinerary

9 days in Lapland Itinerary

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9 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Riga
Fly:  6​h
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Levi
— 2 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  3​h
4
Saariselka
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Luosto
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Riga

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 1st (Fri), look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland and then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi online holiday planner .

Riga, Latvia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Riga in February, things will get little chillier in Rovaniemi: highs are around -6°C and lows about -11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
On the 3rd (Sun), get outside with Scandinavian Adventures and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Yllas Ski Resort. On the 4th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head outdoors with Seven Fells Up, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Konijanka Petting Zoo, and then contemplate the long history of Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins.

For other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Akaslompolo travel route planner.

Drive from Rovaniemi to Akaslompolo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. February in Akaslompolo sees daily highs of -5°C and lows of -12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Yllas Ski Resort, Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins
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Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

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 5th (Tue), fly down the slopes at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Elan Ski Shop & Rental, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and then have some family-friendly fun at G2 Ice Karting Levi.

For ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Levi trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Levi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -5°C in February, and nighttime lows around -12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Parks

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
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
On the 7th (Thu), get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, explore the striking landscape of Urho Kekkonen National Park, and then stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Saariselka trip planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Levi to Saariselka in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Saariselka are -6°C, while nighttime lows are -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Saariselka

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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Hippupuoti Gift Shop ©
Hippupuoti Gift Shop

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. On the 8th (Fri), brush up on your military savvy at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction and then fly down the slopes at Salla Ski Resort.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Salla trip builder tool .

Drive from Saariselka to Salla in 3.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Salla are -6°C, while nighttime lows are -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Luosto.

Things to do in Salla

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort

1
night
Luosto

Luosto ©
On the 9th (Sat), identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Luosto attractions planner .

You can drive from Salla to Luosto in 2 hours. February in Luosto sees daily highs of -5°C and lows of -13°C at night. On the 9th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Luosto

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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park

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