33 days in Lapland Itinerary

33 days in Lapland Itinerary

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33 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Guangzhou
Fly:  21​h 45​min
1
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Salla
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Sodankyla
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Levi
— 5 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
5
Akaslompolo
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Rovaniemi
— 7 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
7
Kemi
— 4 nights
Fly:  21​h 30​min
End: Guangzhou

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Take a break from the city and head to Urho Kekkonen National Park and Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel. Explore Saariselka's surroundings by going to Inari (Siida & Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church).

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Saariselka trip itinerary maker site .

Guangzhou, China to Saariselka is an approximately 22-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Guangzhou to Saariselka is minus 6 hours. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Guangzhou in February; daily highs in Saariselka reach -6°C and lows reach -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to Salla.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

4
nights
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Get outdoors at Salla Ski Resort and Ski Resort Suomutunturi. Museum-lovers will appreciate Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction and Pentik Hill. Change things up with a short trip to Riisitunturi National Park in Posio (about 1h 15 min away). There's more to do: steep yourself in history at Paikanselan Taistelualue.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Salla trip site .

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Salla takes 3.5 hours. February in Salla sees daily highs of -6°C and lows of -13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Sodankyla.

Things to do in Salla

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Posio, Ski Resort Suomutunturi
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort
Riisitunturi National Park ©
Riisitunturi National Park

4
nights
Sodankyla

Sodankyla ©
Sodankylä is a municipality of Finland. Church of Sodankyla and Museum - Gallery Alariesto are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visiting Pyha-Luosto National Park and Luosto will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Sodankyla side-trips: Pyhatunturi (in Pelkosenniemi) and Luosto (Amethyst Mine Lapland & Kopara Reindeer Park).

To find photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Sodankyla tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Salla to Sodankyla takes 2.5 hours. February in Sodankyla sees daily highs of -5°C and lows of -13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Sodankyla

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Luosto, Pyha-Luosto National Park, Pyhatunturi
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Pyhatunturi ©
Pyhatunturi
Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla

5
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.
Appreciate the collections at The Sarestoniemi Museum and Samiland. Escape the urban bustle at Levi Ski Resort and Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Levi: Enontekio Church (in Enontekio) and Taatsin seita (in Kittila). There's still lots to do: stop by Elan Ski Shop & Rental, make a trip to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, gain insight at Kid's Land, and explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Levi journey builder site .

You can drive from Sodankyla to Levi in 1.5 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Levi can reach -5°C, while at night they dip to -12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Kittila, Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, Enontekio Church
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

3
nights
Akaslompolo

Step out of the city life by going to Safaris and Yllas Ski Resort. Change things up with these side-trips from Akaslompolo: Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park (in Muonio) and Snow Village (in Kittila).

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Akaslompolo day trip site .

You can drive from Levi to Akaslompolo in 1.5 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 26th (Tue) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Snow Village, Yllas Ski Resort
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Safaris
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up

7
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Arktikum and Maupertuis Memorial. Get some historical perspective at Rovaniemi Church and Rovaniemen ortodoksinen kirkko. Change things up with a short trip to Eeron Polku Trail in Pello (about 1h 10 min away). And it doesn't end there: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, see Santa Claus Office, explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery, and buy something for everyone on your list at Arctic Circle Mall.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip planner .

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can take a train to Kemi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Pello
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles

4
nights
Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. Kemi Church and Tornio Church will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will appreciate The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley and Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery). Venture out of the city with trips to Tornio (Tornio Golf & Duudsonit Activity Park - TornioHaparanda).

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Kemi trip planning app .

Getting from Rovaniemi to Kemi by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. In March, daily temperatures in Kemi can reach 0°C, while at night they dip to -10°C. You will leave for home on the 9th (Sat).

Things to do in Kemi

Fun & Games Theme Parks Golf

Side Trip

Tornio
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Kemi Church ©
Kemi Church
Tornio Church ©
Tornio Church

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