10 days in Lapland Itinerary

10 days in Lapland Itinerary

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10 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly + Drive:  20​h 15​min
1
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Inari
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Newark

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Visiting Seven Fells Up and Levi Ski Resort will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Akaslompolo: Levi (Safaris, Ice Karting Levi, & more).

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Akaslompolo road trip planning site .

Newark, USA to Akaslompolo is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Newark to Akaslompolo is 7 hours. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Newark in June, with highs in Akaslompolo at 59°F and lows at 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Inari.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Tours Winter Sports

Side Trip

Levi
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

2
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, then see the interesting displays at Siida, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas. On the 4th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Lemmenjoki National Park.

To see maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Inari trip itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Inari in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. In July in Inari, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 49°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Inari

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Lemmenjoki National Park
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. On the 5th (Fri), hit the slopes at Salla Ski Resort, then take an in-depth tour of Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction, and then steep yourself in history at Paikanselan Taistelualue.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Salla trip maker .

Drive from Inari to Salla in 5 hours. July in Salla sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 51°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Salla

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 6th (Sat), get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, then see Santa Claus Office, then look for gifts at LAURI, and finally see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour. On the next day, Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, identify plant and animal life at Poro Farmi, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church.

To find ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi route maker site .

Traveling by car from Salla to Rovaniemi takes 2 hours. July in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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