8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + Drive:  10​h
1
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: London

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
On the 10th (Thu), bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi and then glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Fri): stroll through Yllas Ski Resort, then make a trip to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and finally stop by Inghams Mini Husky Experience.

For more things to do, reviews, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and more tourist information, use the Akaslompolo trip itinerary planner.

London, UK to Akaslompolo is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Akaslompolo. Traveling from London in December, expect Akaslompolo to be cooler, temps between -5°C and -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Levi, Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, Yllas Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): take a stroll around The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum, then fly down the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Saariselka trip builder site .

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Saariselka are -7°C, while nighttime lows are -17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Winter Sports Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos ©
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Go for a jaunt from Rovaniemi to Ranua to see Ranua Zoo about 1h 05 min away. The adventure continues: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, get your game on at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, see Santa Claus Office, and get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

To see traveler tips, photos, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi driving holiday planning app .

Drive from Saariselka to Rovaniemi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to -6°C, and evening lows to -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Theme Parks Parks

Side Trip

Ranua Zoo
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Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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