5 days in Lapland Itinerary

5 days in Lapland Itinerary

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5 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Paris
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Inari
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h
2
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Paris

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Inari

Inari ©
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): get into the urban bustle at The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, and then examine the collection at Siida.

To see ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Inari vacation builder tool .

Paris, France to Inari is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Eastern European Time is 1 hour. In December, Inari is much colder than Paris - with highs of -7°C and lows of -17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Inari

#Museums, #Tours, #Shopping
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Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Siida ©
Siida
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos ©
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos

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Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop and then hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

Before you visit Akaslompolo, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Inari to Akaslompolo in 4 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -5°C in December, and nighttime lows around -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Winter Sports

Side Trip

Yllas Ski Resort
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Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Christmas House Santa, then catch some excitement at Feelapland, and then explore the world behind art at Korundi House of Culture. On the 10th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, then Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, and then see the interesting displays at Santa's House of Snowmobiles.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of -6°C and lows of -13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Parks, #Museums, #Outdoors
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Christmas House Santa ©
Christmas House Santa
Korundi House of Culture ©
Korundi House of Culture
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles

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