7 days in Lapland Itinerary

7 days in Lapland Itinerary

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7 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Luosto
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
Inari
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Helsinki

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge and then fly down the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery, see the interesting displays at Christmas House Santa, enjoy some diversion at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, then explore the world behind art at Korundi House of Culture, and finally make a trip to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip tool .

Helsinki to Rovaniemi is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Helsinki in April; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach 3°C and lows reach -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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hours
Luosto

Luosto ©
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas and then identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Luosto road trip planning site .

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Luosto in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. April in Luosto sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Luosto

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Safaris
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Safaris

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): ski along the peaceful trails at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park and then get outside with Seven Fells Up. On your second day here, look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop and then stroll through Yllas Ski Resort.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Akaslompolo online tour planner .

Traveling by car from Luosto to Akaslompolo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. April in Akaslompolo sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Inari.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trips

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Yllas Ski Resort
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Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

2
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour and then head outdoors with Lake Inari. Keep things going the next day: get great views at Otsamo Fell, then experience rural life at Inari Reindeerfarm, then get into the urban bustle at The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Inari road trip planning website .

Drive from Akaslompolo to Inari in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. May in Inari sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Shopping Historic Sites
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Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Otsamo Fell ©
Otsamo Fell

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