6 days in Lapland Itinerary

6 days in Lapland Itinerary

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6 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
2
Inari
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Amsterdam

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then make a trip to Santa Claus Office, and finally get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi itinerary maker site .

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Rovaniemi is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Amsterdam to Rovaniemi. Traveling from Amsterdam in January, expect Rovaniemi to be colder, temps between -10°C and -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Inari.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Outdoors Tours
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): get great views at Otsamo Fell, then see the interesting displays at Siida, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Inari online tour itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Inari takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Traveling from Rovaniemi in January, expect a bit cooler with lows of -20°C in Inari. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Historic Sites
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Siida ©
Siida
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Otsamo Fell ©
Otsamo Fell

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
On the 31st (Thu), glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort. On your second day here, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour and then stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Akaslompolo trip itinerary site .

You can drive from Inari to Akaslompolo in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to -11°C, and evening lows to -22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Tours Winter Sports

Side Trip

Levi Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Safaris
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

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