15 days in Lapland Itinerary

15 days in Lapland Itinerary

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

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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

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports

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Ski Area
Pyhatunturi
4.6

1
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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

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Museums
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Ski Area
Salla Ski Resort
4.4

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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.
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

Nature · Trails · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Specialty Museum
Gold Prospector Museum
4.4

4
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Akaslompolo

Visiting Konijanka Petting Zoo and Safaris will get you outdoors. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Sarestoniemi Museum and Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm. Step out of Akaslompolo to go to Kittila and see Giewont Husky Adventures, which is approximately 36 minutes away.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Akaslompolo route planner.

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Akaslompolo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in October, and nighttime lows around -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 · Museums

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Safari
Safaris
4.8
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Art Museum
Sarestoniemi Museum
4.6
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Outdoor Activity
Seven Fells Up
5.0

5
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Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

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 Safaris and Auttikongas. There's still lots to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, 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 · Nature
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Must see
Safaris
4.4
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Specialty Museum
Santa's House of Snowmobiles
4.5
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Waterfall
Auttikongas
4.6

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