12 days in Lapland Itinerary

12 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Pyhatunturi
— 1 night
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Salla
— 1 night
3
Saariselka
— 2 nights
4
Akaslompolo
— 3 nights
5
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights

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Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Sodankyla, and then view the masterpieces at Museum - Gallery Alariesto. On the next day, explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park.

For reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Pyhatunturi trip planner.

Stuttgart, Germany to Pyhatunturi is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Stuttgart to Pyhatunturi. When traveling from Stuttgart in November, plan for much colder days in Pyhatunturi, with highs around -3°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can drive to Salla.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 2 — 3:
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Salla Ski Resort, then get engrossed in the history at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction, and then steep yourself in history at Paikanselan Taistelualue.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Salla trip planner.

You can drive from Pyhatunturi to Salla in 2 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to -1°C, and evening lows to -7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Salla

Winter Sports · Outdoors · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Nov 3 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction ©
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction
Paikanselan Taistelualue ©
Paikanselan Taistelualue

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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum, stroll through Urho Kekkonen National Park, and then stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop. Here are some ideas for day two: hit the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Saariselka day trip planner.

Drive from Salla to Saariselka in 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around -3°C in November, and nighttime lows around -10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Saariselka

Winter Sports · Outdoors · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 4 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

3
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Step off the beaten path and head to Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm and G2 ICEKARTING. Get in touch with nature at Yllas Ski Resort and Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Akaslompolo holiday builder site.

You can drive from Saariselka to Akaslompolo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Akaslompolo are -3°C, while nighttime lows are -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 6 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Step out of the city life by going to Feelapland and Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Syvasenvaara Fell and German Soldier s Cemetery. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, stop by Your Piece Of Finland, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi online journey planner.

Drive from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach -2°C, while at night they dip to -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours
Find places to stay Nov 9 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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