5 days in Lapland Itinerary

5 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive
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Saariselka
— 3 nights
Drive to Ivalo Airport, Fly to Lennart Meri Tallinn Airport

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, see Santa Claus Office, then make a trip to Santa Claus Village, and finally get in on the family fun at Moomin Snowcastle.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip itinerary maker site.

Tallinn, Estonia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and train; or drive. Traveling from Tallinn in September, expect Rovaniemi to be little chillier, temps between 13°C and 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Museums
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Arktikum ©
Must see
Arktikum
4.1
Santa Claus Office ©
Character Experience
Santa Claus Office
3.8

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, then examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then get in on the family fun at Angry Birds Activity Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Tue): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour and then explore the striking landscape of Urho Kekkonen National Park.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Saariselka trip builder.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Saariselka by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. September in Saariselka sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 4°C at night. On the 16th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Nature · Parks · Trails

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