12 days in Lapland Itinerary

12 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
2
Saariselka
— 3 nights
3
Akaslompolo
— 3 nights

3
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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Pyha-Luosto National Park and Korouoma Canyon. Change things up with a short trip to Kopara Reindeer Park in Luosto (about 1h 35 min away). The adventure continues: browse the collection at Rovaniemi City Library, explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery, make a trip to Lordi's Square, and revel in the low prices at Marttiini Store Old Factory.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Rovaniemi trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Pittsburgh, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 7 hours. When traveling from Pittsburgh in November, plan for much colder days in Rovaniemi, with highs around °F, while nights are slightly colder with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Kopara Reindeer Park, Pyha-Luosto National Park, Korouoma Canyon
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Korouoma Canyon ©
Korouoma Canyon
Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Rovaniemi City Library ©
Rovaniemi City Library

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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel. Take a break from Saariselka with a short trip to Lake Inari in Inari, about 54 minutes away. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum, look for gifts at Shamaan Design - Lappi Shop, and fly down the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Saariselka online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in November, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Winter Sports Museums

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
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Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park

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Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): get your game on at G2 ICEKARTING and then identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm. Here are some ideas for day two: experience rural life at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, thenmake a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Konijanka Petting Zoo.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Akaslompolo tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Saariselka to Akaslompolo in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. November in Akaslompolo sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. You will leave for home on the 27th (Fri).

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Wildlife Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Levi, Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, Giewont Husky Adventures
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G2 ICEKARTING ©
G2 ICEKARTING
Giewont Husky Adventures ©
Giewont Husky Adventures

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