9 days in Lapland Itinerary

9 days in Lapland Itinerary

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9 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly:  7​h 15​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
End: Brussels

2
nights
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 (Thu): stop by Your Piece Of Finland. Keep things going the next day: buy something for everyone on your list at Arctic Circle Mall, then find something for the whole family at SantaPark, then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and finally engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre.

To find maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi tour itinerary planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Rovaniemi is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Brussels to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Brussels in February, things will get little chillier in Rovaniemi: highs are around -6°C and lows about -11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Museums, #Wildlife
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
SantaPark ©
SantaPark

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort. On your second day here, head outdoors with Scandinavian Adventures, then take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and then head outdoors with Seven Fells Up.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Akaslompolo trip itinerary site .

Getting from Rovaniemi to Akaslompolo by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In March in Akaslompolo, expect temperatures between 0°C during the day and -10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can go by car to Saariselka.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Winter Sports

Side Trip

Levi Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Safaris

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Get in touch with nature at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Explore Saariselka's surroundings by going to Inari (Siida, Lake Inari, & more).

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Saariselka journey builder site .

Getting from Akaslompolo to Saariselka by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Saariselka are -1°C, while nighttime lows are -12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Luosto.

Things to do in Saariselka

#Outdoors, #Winter Sports, #Parks

Side Trip

Inari
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Siida ©
Siida
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

1
night
Luosto

Luosto ©
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Luosto and then admire all the interesting features of Amethyst Mine Lapland.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Luosto trip itinerary maker site .

You can drive from Saariselka to Luosto in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Luosto can reach -1°C, while at night they dip to -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Luosto

#Parks, #Nature

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Luosto
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Luosto ©
Luosto
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

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