7 days in Lapland Itinerary

7 days in Lapland Itinerary

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7 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  6 h
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Luosto
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 15 min
4
Inari
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
5
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  9 h 45 min
End: Manchester

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, then see the interesting displays at Christmas House Santa, and then stroll through Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip builder tool .

Manchester, UK to Rovaniemi is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus, car, ferry, and train. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Manchester to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Manchester in November, expect nights in Rovaniemi to be little chillier, around -7°C, while days are colder, around -2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Luosto.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Museums Outdoors
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Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery

1
night
Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To see where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Luosto online road trip planner .

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Luosto in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in December, Luosto is slightly colder at night with lows of -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Luosto

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. On the 4th (Tue), rejuvenate with a delicious beverage at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction, then contemplate the long history of Paikanselan Taistelualue, and then hit the slopes at Salla Ski Resort.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Salla tour itinerary builder app .

Getting from Luosto to Salla by car takes about 2 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Salla can reach -7°C, while at night they dip to -16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Salla

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction ©
Paikanselan Taistelualue ©
Paikanselan Taistelualue

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): examine the collection at Siida, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, and then take a stroll around The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Inari tour itinerary maker .

Getting from Salla to Inari by car takes about 5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Inari are -7°C, while nighttime lows are -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Historic Sites
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Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos ©
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos

1
night
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
On the 6th (Thu), stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop and then fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Akaslompolo using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Inari to Akaslompolo takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Akaslompolo are -5°C, while nighttime lows are -15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Yllas Ski Resort
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Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

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