10 days in Lapland Itinerary

10 days in Lapland Itinerary

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10 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Agadir
Fly:  17 h 30 min
1
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Rovaniemi
— 6 nights
Bus + Fly:  11 h 45 min
End: Agadir

2
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church and Church of Sodankyla. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Gold Prospector Museum and Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church. Go for a jaunt from Saariselka to Inari to see Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus about 1h 05 min away.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Saariselka tour planner .

Agadir, Morocco to Saariselka is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Western European Time (WET) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 2 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Saariselka can reach -7°C, while at night they dip to -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum, Church of Sodankyla
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Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla

6
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Get in touch with nature at Pyhatunturi and Korouoma Canyon. Get some cultural insight at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction and German Soldier s Cemetery. Step out of Rovaniemi with an excursion to Pyha-Luosto National Park in Pyhatunturi--about 1h 35 min away. And it doesn't end there: Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, find something for the whole family at Moomin Snowcastle, look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, and get lost in a book at Rovaniemi City Library.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip planner .

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Rovaniemi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -6°C in December, and nighttime lows around -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction, Korouoma Canyon, Pyhatunturi, Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Fishing Charters & Tours
Korouoma Canyon ©
Korouoma Canyon

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