6 days in Lapland Itinerary

6 days in Lapland Itinerary

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6 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  27​h
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Saariselka
— 1 night
Fly:  33​h
End: Melbourne

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, then take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally see the interesting displays at Christmas House Santa. On the 9th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, then examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, and then admire the masterpieces at Korundi House of Culture.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi day trip app .

Melbourne, Australia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 27-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Melbourne to Rovaniemi. Traveling from Melbourne in January, things will get colder in Rovaniemi: highs are around -10°C and lows about -17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Saariselka.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Outdoors Parks
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Safaris
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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night
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
On the 10th (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, then explore the striking landscape of Urho Kekkonen National Park, then examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum, and finally enjoy some diversion at Action Park.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Saariselka road trip site .

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Saariselka, with lows of -20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Saariselka

Fun & Games Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, Gold Prospector Museum
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

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