5 days in Lapland Itinerary

5 days in Lapland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland trip planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

5 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Copenhagen
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Luosto
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Copenhagen

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip planner .

Copenhagen, Denmark to Rovaniemi is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Copenhagen to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Copenhagen in October: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around 3°C and lows are around -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks
Find places to stay Oct 16 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery
Lumberjack's Candle Bridge ©
Lumberjack's Candle Bridge
Rovaniemi City Library ©
Rovaniemi City Library

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop and then fly down the slopes at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Konijanka Petting Zoo and then get outside with Seven Fells Up.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Akaslompolo planning tool .

Getting from Rovaniemi to Akaslompolo by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In October in Akaslompolo, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can go by car to Luosto.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Find places to stay Oct 17 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

1
night
Luosto

Luosto ©
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Luosto online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Luosto takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. October in Luosto sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Luosto

Wildlife Parks
Find places to stay Oct 19 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park

Similar Plans

8 days in Lapland & Helsinki BY A USER FROM INDIA December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 6 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM FINLAND December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 7 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM CANADA January, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: January, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 7 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM December, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, museums, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 6 days in Lapland & Helsinki BY A USER FROM JAPAN December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 8 days in Helsinki Region, Finnish Archipelago & Lapland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in Lapland & Helsinki BY A USER FROM INDIA October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM December, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM BELGIUM October, teens, outdoors, relaxing, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, teens, outdoors, relaxing, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans