15 days in Lapland Itinerary

15 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Atlanta
Fly:  18 h 15 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Akaslompolo
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Pyhatunturi
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  20 h
End: Atlanta

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Take a break from the city and head to Safaris and Syvasenvaara Fell. There's still lots to do: get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, make a trip to Lordi's Square, engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre, and examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Rovaniemi vacation planning tool.

Atlanta, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Atlanta to Rovaniemi, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Atlanta in November, with highs in Rovaniemi at 28°F and lows at 20°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Parks Museums
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Safaris
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy
Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi ©
Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi

3
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Take a break from the city and head to Levi Ski Resort and Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Akaslompolo online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Akaslompolo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Rovaniemi in November since evenings lows in Akaslompolo dip to 15°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can go by car to Saariselka.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Levi Ski Resort, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Yllas Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Safaris
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

3
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Urho Kekkonen National Park. Change things up with a short trip to Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church in Inari (about 1h 10 min away). categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. There's more to do: look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop and get in on the family fun at Angry Birds Activity Park.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Saariselka road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Saariselka takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In November in Saariselka, expect temperatures between 27°F during the day and 16°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

3
nights
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): fly down the slopes at Salla Ski Resort and then take an in-depth tour of Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction. On your second day here, explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Pyhatunturi online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Pyhatunturi takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°F in November, and nighttime lows around 17°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Salla, Pyhatunturi
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort
Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Pyhatunturi ©
Pyhatunturi

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