7 days in Lapland Itinerary

7 days in Lapland Itinerary

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7 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Pittsburgh
Fly:  22​h 15​min
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Luosto
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Fly:  22​h 45​min
End: Pittsburgh

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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 17th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church and then explore the world behind art at Korundi House of Culture. On your second day here, hit the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and then snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary planner.

Pittsburgh, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 7 hour difference. While traveling from Pittsburgh, expect much colder days and a bit cooler nights in Rovaniemi, ranging from highs of 28°F to lows of 20°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Luosto.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy
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Luosto

Luosto ©
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Kopara Reindeer Park.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Luosto holiday website .

Getting from Rovaniemi to Luosto by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In November in Luosto, expect temperatures between 26°F during the day and 17°F at night. On the 20th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Luosto

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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park

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Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and then stroll through Yllas Ski Resort.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Akaslompolo trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from Luosto to Akaslompolo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 26°F, and evening lows to 15°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

#Outdoors, #Winter Sports, #Parks

Side Trip

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

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