7 days in Lapland Itinerary

7 days in Lapland Itinerary

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7 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Inverness
Fly + Drive:  16​h 15​min
1
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Inverness

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Get out of town with these interesting Akaslompolo side-trips: Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park (in Muonio), Elan Ski Shop & Rental (in Levi) and Kittila (Giewont Husky Adventures & Nature & Wildlife Tours).

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Akaslompolo trip itinerary builder site .

Inverness, UK to Akaslompolo is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Inverness in October: high temperatures in Akaslompolo hover around 3°C and lows are around -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Kittila, Yllas Ski Resort, Elan Ski Shop & Rental, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Nature & Wildlife Tours

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Santa Claus Village and Snowman World Igloo Hotel. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, see Santa Claus Office, and look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip planning website .

Getting from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in October, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Outdoors
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Pilke Science Centre ©
Pilke Science Centre

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