7 days in Lapland Itinerary

7 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Inari
— 1 night
2
Akaslompolo
— 3 nights
3
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights

1
night
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 14th (Sun): take some stellar pictures from Otsamo Fell. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, then examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then tour or see a show at The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Inari trip planner.

Helsinki to Inari is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Helsinki in April; daily highs in Inari reach 3°C and lows reach -6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to 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

3
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Get out of town with these interesting Akaslompolo side-trips: Levi (Levi Ski Resort & Icekarting Levi) and Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm (in Sirkka).

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Akaslompolo trip planner.

Getting from Inari to Akaslompolo by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Akaslompolo are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Levi, Yllas Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 19th (Fri), make a trip to Santa Claus Village, then have fun at Santa Claus Office, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and finally don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square. On the 20th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and then stop by Your Piece Of Finland.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. April in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Tours · Outdoors
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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