8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Belo Horizonte
+2
Fly + bus + train:  29​h
Rovaniemi
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 15​min
Saariselka
— 1 night
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  3​h
Levi
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Fly:  30​h
Belo Horizonte

few
hours
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

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Belo Horizonte, Brazil to Rovaniemi is an approximately 29-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Belo Horizonte to Rovaniemi is 5 hours. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Belo Horizonte in October; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach 3°C and lows reach -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can go by car to Saariselka.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Wildlife, #Museums
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

1
day
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, then examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum, and then explore the striking landscape of Urho Kekkonen National Park.

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Drive from Rovaniemi to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Saariselka are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Tours

Side Trip

Gold Prospector Museum
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

1
day
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): whizz through the canopy at Levi Ski Resort.

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You can do a combination of bus and flight from Saariselka to Levi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. October in Levi sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

#Trails, #Winter Sports, #Tours
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

2
days
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Wed): take an exotic tour of a safari tour and then get outside with Seven Fells Up. On your second day here, ski along the peaceful trails at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, contemplate the long history of Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins, and then stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop.

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You can drive from Levi to Akaslompolo in 1.5 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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

#Outdoors, #Nature, #Trails

Side Trip

Muonio
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Safaris

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