8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Toulouse
Fly:  12​h 30​min
Luosto
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 45​min
Toulouse

1
day
Luosto

Luosto ©
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour and then look for all kinds of wild species at Kopara Reindeer Park.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Luosto day trip website .

Toulouse, France to Luosto is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Eastern European Time is 1 hour. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Toulouse in June: high temperatures in Luosto hover around 18°C and lows are around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Luosto

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Tours

Side Trip

Safaris
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Safaris

2
days
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Urho Kekkonen National Park, then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel. Here are some ideas for day two: find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park and then examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Saariselka online holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Luosto to Saariselka takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Saariselka

#Outdoors, #Theme Parks, #Tours

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Nature & Wildlife Tours, Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, Gold Prospector Museum
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Angry Birds Activity Park ©
Angry Birds Activity Park

1
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Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop and then head outdoors with Seven Fells Up.

To see reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Akaslompolo online trip planner .

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Akaslompolo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Akaslompolo can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Kittila
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Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

2
days
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 25th (Mon), snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, browse the collection at Rovaniemi City Library, then explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery, then see the interesting displays at Christmas House Santa, and finally enjoy some diversion at Snowman World Igloo Hotel. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell and then admire the masterpieces at Korundi House of Culture.

To see other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi visit planner .

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 9°C. On the 26th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Museums, #Parks, #Nature
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Korundi House of Culture ©
Korundi House of Culture
Lumberjack's Candle Bridge ©
Lumberjack's Candle Bridge
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery

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