5 days in Lapland Itinerary

5 days in Lapland Itinerary

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5 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Paris
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Inari
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h
2
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Paris

1
day
Inari

Inari ©
On the 7th (Fri), get into the urban bustle at The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, and then examine the collection at Siida.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Inari online driving holiday planner .

Paris, France to Inari is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Paris in December, with highs in Inari at -7°C and lows at -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Inari

#Tours, #Shopping, #Museums
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Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Siida ©
Siida
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos ©
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos

1
night
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop and then stroll through Yllas Ski Resort.

To see photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Akaslompolo trip planner .

Drive from Inari to Akaslompolo in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Akaslompolo sees daily highs of -5°C and lows of -15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Winter Sports

Side Trip

Yllas Ski Resort
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Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas, admire the masterpieces at Korundi House of Culture, then enjoy some diversion at Feelapland, then take an in-depth tour of Rovaniemi Local History Museum, and finally take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge. On the 10th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Christmas House Santa, explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, then see the interesting displays at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, and finally stop by Your Piece Of Finland.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -6°C in December, and nighttime lows around -13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Parks, #Museums, #Tours
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Christmas House Santa ©
Christmas House Santa
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles
Rovaniemi Local History Museum ©
Rovaniemi Local History Museum

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