10 days in Lapland Itinerary

10 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Pyhatunturi
— 1 day
2
Saariselka
— 2 nights
3
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
4
Posio
— 2 nights
5
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights

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day
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
On the 20th (Mon), explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park.

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Zurich, Switzerland to Pyhatunturi is an approximately 11-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 Zurich in August, expect Pyhatunturi to be a bit cooler, temps between 20°C and 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Nature · Parks
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park

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 21st (Tue), get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, then stop by Shamaan Design - Lappi Shop, then pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, and finally fly down the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park. Keep things going the next day: hit the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

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Traveling by car from Pyhatunturi to Saariselka takes 2.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Saariselka can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks

Side Trip

Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel ©
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel

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nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort. On the 24th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and then head outdoors with Seven Fells Up.

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Getting from Saariselka to Akaslompolo by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in August, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Posio.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure

Side Trip

Levi Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Safaris
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up

2
nights
Posio

Posio ©
Posio is a municipality of Finland. On the 25th (Sat), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Riisitunturi National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sun): glide through natural beauty at Ski Resort Suomutunturi.

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Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Posio takes 4 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Posio

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Ski Resort Suomutunturi
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Riisitunturi National Park ©
Riisitunturi National Park
Ski Resort Suomutunturi
Ski Resort Suomutunturi

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, then make a trip to Santa Claus Village, and finally identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, and then see Santa Claus Office.

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Drive from Posio to Rovaniemi in 2 hours. August in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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