7 days in Lapland Itinerary

7 days in Lapland Itinerary

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7 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Richmond
Fly:  25​h
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Richmond

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
On the 8th (Mon), stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi and then ski along the peaceful trails at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Akaslompolo trip itinerary planning site .

Richmond, USA to Akaslompolo is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 7 hours. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Richmond in October; daily highs in Akaslompolo reach 37°F and lows reach 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

#Outdoors, #Nature, #Winter Sports

Side Trips

Ice Karting Levi, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi
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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): get curious at Pilke Science Centre, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village. On your second day here, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and then get in on the family fun at SantaPark.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip builder website .

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between 37°F during the day and 30°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Museums, #Outdoors
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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