6 days in Lapland, Finnish Archipelago & Lakeland Itinerary

6 days in Lapland, Finnish Archipelago & Lakeland Itinerary

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6 days in Lapland, Finnish Archipelago & Lakeland Itinerary

Start: Athens
Fly:  9​h 15​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
+2
shuttle + foot + Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Turku
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
4
Tampere
— 1 night
train + Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Athens

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 19th (Sat), get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, then take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi road trip app .

Athens, Greece to Rovaniemi is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Athens in May, with highs in Rovaniemi at 12°C and lows at 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

1
night
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop and then get outside with Seven Fells Up.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Akaslompolo road trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Akaslompolo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Akaslompolo are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Shopping
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Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Turku trip maker app .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Akaslompolo to Turku in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Akaslompolo in May, with highs in Turku at 17°C and lows at 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Beaches Spas Outdoors
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Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Suolijarvi Beach, then contemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, and then take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Tampere journey planner.

Take a train from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Tampere are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

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