7 days in Lapland Itinerary

7 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 1 day
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Inari
— 1 night
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Akaslompolo
— 3 nights

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 20th (Mon), make a trip to Lordi's Square, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

To find ratings and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi online day trip planner.

Cape Town, South Africa to Rovaniemi is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. In May, Rovaniemi is little chillier than Cape Town - with highs of 12°C and lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Inari.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums · Fun & Games · Shopping
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Lordi's Square ©
Lordi's Square
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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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 21st (Tue): explore the venue of The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, then see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Inari trip planner.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Inari by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in May, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Inari

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

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Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Change things up with these side-trips from Akaslompolo: Levi (Levi Ski Resort, Ounasjoki - River for activities, &more).

For more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Akaslompolo trip site.

Drive from Inari to Akaslompolo in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In May in Akaslompolo, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Winter Sports

Side Trip

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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up

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