5 days in Lapland Itinerary

5 days in Lapland Itinerary

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5 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Keflavik
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  11 h
1
Salla
— Few hours
Drive:  3 h 45 min
2
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  18 h 15 min
End: Monterrey

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hours
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. For maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Salla trip planner.

Keflavik, Iceland to Salla is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Time is 2 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Keflavik in October, with highs in Salla at 3°C and lows at -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Salla

Museums Historic Sites
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Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction ©
Paikanselan Taistelualue ©
Paikanselan Taistelualue

1
night
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): head outdoors with Scandinavian Adventures and then get outside with Seven Fells Up.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Akaslompolo trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Salla to Akaslompolo in 4 hours. In October, daytime highs in Akaslompolo are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors
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Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 31st (Thu), don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, then enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office, and finally get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi attractions website .

Drive from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -1°C at night. On the 1st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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