5 days in Lapland Itinerary

5 days in Lapland Itinerary

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5 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Turku
Fly + shuttle:  5​h 30​min
1
Inari
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h
2
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Luosto
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
End: Helsinki

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Inari

Inari ©
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Turku to Inari is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle; or drive. In October, Inari is a bit cooler than Turku - with highs of 3°C and lows of -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Inari

#Museums
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Siida ©
Siida

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nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
On the 30th (Tue), see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour and then head outdoors with Seven Fells Up. On the 31st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: ski along the peaceful trails at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park and then explore the striking landscape at Keimiotunturi Fell.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Akaslompolo attractions site .

Drive from Inari to Akaslompolo in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Akaslompolo can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

#Outdoors, #Nature, #Parks

Side Trips

Muonio, Safaris
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Safaris
Keimiotunturi Fell ©
Keimiotunturi Fell

1
night
Luosto

Luosto ©
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Luosto day trip tool .

Drive from Akaslompolo to Luosto in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Luosto can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Luosto

#Nature, #Parks

Side Trip

Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 2nd (Fri), identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and finally stop by Your Piece Of Finland.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi online driving holiday planner .

Getting from Luosto to Rovaniemi by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. November in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of -2°C and lows of -7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Tours, #Wildlife
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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