10 days in Lapland Itinerary

10 days in Lapland Itinerary

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10 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Oklahoma City
Fly:  22​h 45​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Inari
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Kittila
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
4
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Fly:  26​h
End: Oklahoma City


2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 7th (Sun), snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge and then make a trip to Lordi's Square. Here are some ideas for day two: find something for the whole family at SantaPark, then have fun at Santa Claus Office, and then get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi travel planner .

Oklahoma City, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 23-hour flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Oklahoma City to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Oklahoma City in October; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach 37°F and lows reach 30°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

2
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Siida, then explore the venue of The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, and then experience rural life at Inari Reindeerfarm. On the 11th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get outside with Lake Inari and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Inari travel route planning website .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Inari takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Inari are 37°F, while nighttime lows are 28°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Tours Museums
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Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari
Siida ©
Siida
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

2
nights
Kittila

Kittila ©
Kittilä is a municipality of Finland and a popular holiday resort.It is located in northern Finland north of the Arctic Circle within the Lapland region. Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Snow Village, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Kittila day trip tool .

You can drive from Inari to Kittila in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 37°F in October, and nighttime lows around 27°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Kittila

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Levi
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi
Safaris

1
night
Akaslompolo

Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): get outside with Seven Fells Up, take a memorable tour with Tours, and then stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Akaslompolo attractions planning website .

You can drive from Kittila to Akaslompolo in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Akaslompolo are 37°F, while nighttime lows are 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Safaris
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

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