5 days in Lapland Itinerary

5 days in Lapland Itinerary

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5 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Istanbul
Fly:  13​h
1
Luosto
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Inari
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Istanbul

1
day
Luosto

Luosto ©
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): take in the awesome beauty at Luosto and then admire all the interesting features of Amethyst Mine Lapland.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Luosto journey planner.

Istanbul, Turkey to Luosto is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Istanbul to Luosto is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Istanbul in January, things will get much colder in Luosto: highs are around -13°C and lows about -22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Inari.

Things to do in Luosto

#Parks, #Nature

Side Trip

Luosto
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Luosto ©
Luosto
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): take in the pleasant sights at Otsamo Fell and then examine the collection at Siida.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Inari day trip planning tool .

Drive from Luosto to Inari in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. January in Inari sees daily highs of -11°C and lows of -20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Inari

#Museums
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Siida ©
Siida
Otsamo Fell ©
Otsamo Fell

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 23rd (Wed), don't miss a visit to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip planner .

Drive from Inari to Rovaniemi in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. January in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of -10°C and lows of -17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Tours, #Outdoors, #Wildlife
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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