10 days in Lapland Itinerary

10 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Newark
Fly + Drive:  18 h
1
Luosto
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 15 min
3
Inari
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
4
Akaslompolo
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  16 h 45 min
End: Newark

1
day
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 12th (Tue): 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 other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Luosto trip builder site.

Newark, USA to Luosto is an approximately 18- hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Newark to Luosto, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Newark in February, plan for colder days in Luosto, with highs around 23°F, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 12°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Salla.

Things to do in Luosto

Wildlife Parks
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. On the 13th (Wed), hit the slopes at Salla Ski Resort, then contemplate the long history of Paikanselan Taistelualue, and then get engrossed in the history at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Salla tour planner.

Getting from Luosto to Salla by car takes about 2 hours. In February in Salla, expect temperatures between 22°F during the day and 11°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Salla

Winter Sports Parks Outdoors
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction ©
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction
Paikanselan Taistelualue ©
Paikanselan Taistelualue

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): wander the wide-open spaces of Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, tour or see a show at The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Inari trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Salla to Inari in 5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Inari are 22°F, while nighttime lows are 9°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Inari

Historic Sites
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Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos ©
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos

3
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Explore hidden gems such as Ounasjoki - River for activities and Inghams Mini Husky Experience. Take a break from the city and head to Seven Fells Up and Yllas Ski Resort. Take a break from Akaslompolo with a short trip to Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park in Muonio, about 56 minutes away.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Akaslompolo trip planner.

Getting from Inari to Akaslompolo by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Akaslompolo are 24°F, while nighttime lows are 13°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Levi, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Yllas Ski Resort
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Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 18th (Mon), stroll through Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy and then have a few drinks at Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Christmas House Santa, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at Feelapland, and then admire the masterpieces at Korundi House of Culture.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In February in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between 22°F during the day and 14°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy
Korundi House of Culture ©
Korundi House of Culture
Christmas House Santa ©
Christmas House Santa

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