5 days in Lapland Itinerary

5 days in Lapland Itinerary

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5 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly:  21​h 30​min
1
Akaslompolo
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h
2
Inari
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  21​h 30​min
End: Atlanta

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Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop and then fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

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Atlanta, USA to Akaslompolo is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Atlanta to Akaslompolo due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Atlanta in December, with highs in Akaslompolo at 23°F and lows at 9°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Inari.

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

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night
Inari

Inari ©
On the 24th (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, admire the landmark architecture of The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, and then get great views at Otsamo Fell.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Inari trip planner.

Drive from Akaslompolo to Inari in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 21°F, and evening lows to 6°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Inari

Tours Shopping Historic Sites
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The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos ©
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Otsamo Fell ©
Otsamo Fell

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night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): examine the collection at Christmas House Santa, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then fly down the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, and finally admire the masterpieces at Korundi House of Culture.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi travel planning tool .

You can drive from Inari to Rovaniemi in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach 22°F, while at night they dip to 11°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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Safaris
Christmas House Santa ©
Christmas House Santa
Korundi House of Culture ©
Korundi House of Culture

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