10 days in Lapland Itinerary

10 days in Lapland Itinerary

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10 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Appleton
Fly:  22​h 15​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Akaslompolo
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Luosto
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  23​h 30​min
End: Appleton

2
nights
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 1st (Fri): browse the collection at Rovaniemi City Library and then snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour and then fly down the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi road trip site .

Appleton, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Appleton to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. In February in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between 22°F during the day and 14°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy
Safaris
Rovaniemi City Library ©
Rovaniemi City Library

3
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Step off the beaten path and head to Seven Fells Up and Akaslompolo Sportshop. Get out of town with these interesting Akaslompolo side-trips: Snow Village (in Kittila) and Muonio (Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park & Muonion Kotiseutumuseo).

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Akaslompolo online tour planner .

Drive from Rovaniemi to Akaslompolo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Akaslompolo can reach 24°F, while at night they dip to 13°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Yllas Ski Resort, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Safaris

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. On the 7th (Thu), hit the slopes at Salla Ski Resort and then learn about all things military at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

To find more things to do and other tourist information, use the Salla journey builder app .

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Salla takes 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 22°F in February, and nighttime lows around 11°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Luosto.

Things to do in Salla

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

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 8th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park and then explore and take pictures at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Luosto sightseeing planning app .

Traveling by car from Salla to Luosto takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 23°F in February, and nighttime lows around 12°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Luosto

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

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