9 days in Lapland Itinerary

9 days in Lapland Itinerary

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9 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Malmo
+2
train + foot + Fly:  6​h 45​min
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Luosto
— 1 night
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Malmo

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 13th (Fri): snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge. Keep things going the next day: engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village.

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Malmo, Sweden to Rovaniemi is an approximately 7-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Malmo to Rovaniemi. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Malmo in July; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach 22°C and lows reach 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort. On the 17th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Snow Village, don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and finally admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Akaslompolo online driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Akaslompolo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Akaslompolo, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Saariselka.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Trails

Side Trips

Levi, Kittila
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi
Snow Village ©
Snow Village

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Saariselka: Inari (Lake Inari, Siida, & more). On the 20th (Fri), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

To find ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Saariselka route app .

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Saariselka can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Saariselka

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Winter Sports

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Inari
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Siida ©
Siida
Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari

1
night
Luosto

Luosto ©
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): explore and take pictures at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Luosto sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Saariselka to Luosto in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Luosto sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.
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Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

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