7 days in Lapland Itinerary

7 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Recife
Fly:  25 h
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  25 h
End: Recife

1
night
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 14th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi travel itinerary planner.

Recife, Brazil to Rovaniemi is an approximately 21.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 5 hour difference. In November, Rovaniemi is cooler than Recife - with highs of -2°C and lows of -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): fly down the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. On the 17th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, hit the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park, and then stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Saariselka day trip planner.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to -3°C, and evening lows to -10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel ©
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel

1
night
Akaslompolo

Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour and then look for gifts at Jemes Sport.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Akaslompolo online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Saariselka to Akaslompolo by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Akaslompolo can reach -3°C, while at night they dip to -11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Jemes Sport
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Safaris
Jemes Sport ©
Jemes Sport

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