10 days in Lapland Itinerary

10 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  22 h 30 min
1
Saariselka
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  23 h 30 min
End: San Francisco

5
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Saariselka side-trips: Inari (Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, Lake Inari, &more). categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. There's much more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Urho Kekkonen National Park, pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, and get in on the family fun at Angry Birds Activity Park.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Saariselka road trip tool.

San Francisco, USA to Saariselka is an approximately 22- hour flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 10 hour difference. Traveling from San Francisco in July, expect Saariselka to be slightly colder, temps between 64°F and 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Inari
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari

3
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 your game on at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, see Santa Claus Office, and take in the dramatic scenery at Auttikongas.

For other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip planner.

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Rovaniemi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. On the 15th (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Parks
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus

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