15 days in Lapland Itinerary

15 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

2
nights
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): discover the riches below the earth's surface at Amethyst Mine Lapland and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Pyhatunturi.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Pyhatunturi online trip maker.

London, UK to Pyhatunturi is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Pyhatunturi is 2 hours. Traveling from London in October, expect Pyhatunturi to be cooler, temps between 3°C and -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to drive to Salla.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors

Side Trips

Amethyst Mine Lapland, Pyhatunturi
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Pyhatunturi ©
Pyhatunturi
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Salla Ski Resort.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Salla trip maker website.

You can drive from Pyhatunturi to Salla in 2 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Salla

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

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 17th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church and then pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum and then get a taste of life in the country at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus.

For ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Saariselka tour itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Salla to Saariselka in 4 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Saariselka can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Saariselka

Museums · Parks · Winter Sports

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

4
nights
Akaslompolo

Visiting Konijanka Petting Zoo and Seven Fells Up will get you outdoors. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Sarestoniemi Museum and Giewont Husky Adventures. Step out of Akaslompolo to go to Kongas and see Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, which is approximately 1h 5 min away.

For where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Akaslompolo online day trip planner.

You can drive from Saariselka to Akaslompolo in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Akaslompolo are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. On the 23rd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, Sarestoniemi Museum, Giewont Husky Adventures
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Safaris
Sarestoniemi Museum ©
Sarestoniemi Museum
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up

5
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Your inner history buff will appreciate German Soldier s Cemetery and Rovaniemen ortodoksinen kirkko. Escape the urban bustle at Syvasenvaara Fell and Auttikongas. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, get curious at Pilke Science Centre, and browse the collection at Rovaniemi City Library.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in October, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums · Parks · Outdoors
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Safaris
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles

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