10 days in Lapland Itinerary

10 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Luosto
— 2 nights
2
Saariselka
— 3 nights
3
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights

2
nights
Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park and then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Luosto online trip maker.

London, UK to Luosto is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from London in October: high temperatures in Luosto hover around 3°C and lows are around -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Luosto

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland
Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
On the 6th (Sat), get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour and then find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park. Keep things going the next day: fly down the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park, then trek along Ruijanpolku Trail, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Saariselka online journey builder.

You can drive from Luosto to Saariselka in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Trails · Parks

Side Trip

Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Angry Birds Activity Park ©
Angry Birds Activity Park
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel ©
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel

2
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Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): get outside with Seven Fells Up. On your second day here, join the crowd at Icekarting Levi and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Akaslompolo trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Akaslompolo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Icekarting Levi, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for wildlife, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, see where the action happens at Lappi Areena, and admire the sheer force of Auttikongas.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Rovaniemi road trip planning tool.

Drive from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris

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