15 days in Lapland Itinerary

15 days in Lapland Itinerary

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15 days in Lapland Itinerary

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.
Visiting Safaris and Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, see the interesting displays at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, and browse the collection at Rovaniemi City Library.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip maker tool .

Atlanta, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Atlanta to Rovaniemi. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Atlanta in November; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach 28°F and lows reach 20°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Parks Museums
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Safaris
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

3
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Escape the urban bustle at Levi Ski Resort and Safaris. Step out of Akaslompolo with an excursion to Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park in Muonio--about 56 minutes away.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Akaslompolo attractions planning app .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Akaslompolo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Akaslompolo, with lows of 15°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Get in touch with nature at Urho Kekkonen National Park and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Take a break from Saariselka with a short trip to Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church in Inari, about 1h 15 min away. On the 12th (Tue), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Saariselka sightseeing planner .

Getting from Akaslompolo to Saariselka by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. November in Saariselka sees daily highs of 27°F and lows of 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

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nights
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): hit the slopes at Salla Ski Resort and then learn about all things military at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction. On the 14th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Pyhatunturi online itinerary planner .

Getting from Saariselka to Pyhatunturi by car takes about 2.5 hours. In November in Pyhatunturi, expect temperatures between 26°F during the day and 17°F at night. On the 15th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Salla, Pyhatunturi
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort
Pyhatunturi ©
Pyhatunturi

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