10 days in Lapland Itinerary

10 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Start: Verona
Fly + Drive:  12 h 15 min
1
Luosto
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  9 h 15 min
End: Verona

1
night
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 15th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Kopara Reindeer Park and then take in the awesome beauty at Luosto. On the next day, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

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Verona, Italy to Luosto is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Verona in August, expect nights in Luosto to be a bit cooler, around 9°C, while days are much colder, around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Luosto

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Luosto, Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Luosto ©
Luosto

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.
On the 17th (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, thenexamine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum, thenhit the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park, and finally raise your glass at Saariselka Bowling. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sun): hit the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Saariselka online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Luosto to Saariselka in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Gold Prospector Museum
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas and then head outdoors with Seven Fells Up. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape at Keimiotunturi Fell and then stop by Elan Ski Shop & Rental.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Akaslompolo trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Saariselka to Akaslompolo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In August in Akaslompolo, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Keimiotunturi Fell, Nature & Wildlife Tours, Elan Ski Shop & Rental
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Escape the urban bustle at Auttikongas and Feelapland. Step off the beaten path and head to Syvasenvaara Fell and German Soldier s Cemetery. There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, and see Santa Claus Office.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery

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