8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Paris
Fly:  15 h
1
Saariselka
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
2
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  8 h 45 min
End: Paris

1
night
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.
On the 16th (Sat), hit the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. On the 17th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop, fly down the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park, and then get a taste of local nightlife at Saariselka Bowling.

To find more things to do and tourist information, read Saariselka trip itinerary planner.

Paris, France to Saariselka is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Paris to Saariselka. Traveling from Paris in November, things will get colder in Saariselka: highs are around -3°C and lows about -10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Saariselka Bowling ©
Saariselka Bowling
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
On the 18th (Mon), see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour and then fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort. On the 19th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Akaslompolo online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Akaslompolo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -3°C in November, and nighttime lows around -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Yllas Ski Resort
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Safaris

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Step off the beaten path and head to Rovaniemi City Library and Marttiini Store Old Factory. The adventure continues: find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip planning website.

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -2°C in November, and nighttime lows around -7°C. On the 22nd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Parks Theme Parks
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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