5 days in Lapland Itinerary

5 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Saariselka
— 1 day
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Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
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Rovaniemi
— 1 night

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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.
On the 22nd (Sat), hit the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park and then fly down the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

For more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Saariselka trip maker.

Geneva, Switzerland to Saariselka is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Geneva to Saariselka, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Geneva in February, with highs in Saariselka at -6°C and lows at -15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks · Trails
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park

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Akaslompolo

On the 23rd (Sun), get interesting insight from Tours and then explore the striking landscape of Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Mon): get outside with Seven Fells Up, then stop by Elan Ski Shop & Rental, then hit the slopes at Kids' Land, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts Einari Junttila.

For maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Akaslompolo online attractions planner.

Getting from Saariselka to Akaslompolo by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. In February in Akaslompolo, expect temperatures between -5°C during the day and -12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Safaris
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

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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 25th (Tue): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, then get lost in a book at Rovaniemi City Library, and then see the interesting displays at Santa's House of Snowmobiles.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are -6°C, while nighttime lows are -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Museums
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Rovaniemi City Library ©
Rovaniemi City Library
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles

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