8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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 ©
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): fly down the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Urho Kekkonen National Park, then enjoy some diversion at Action Park, and finally enjoy some friendly competition at Saariselka Bowling.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Saariselka online vacation planner .

Paris, France to Saariselka is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Paris to Saariselka due to the time zone difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Paris in November: high temperatures in Saariselka hover around -3°C and lows are around -10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Saariselka

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

2
nights
Akaslompolo

On the 18th (Mon), see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Yllas Ski Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: glide through natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Akaslompolo trip maker website .

Drive from Saariselka to Akaslompolo in 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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trips

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

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 Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy and Rovaniemi City Library. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, see Santa Claus Office, and find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary maker app .

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach -2°C, while at night they dip to -7°C. On the 22nd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
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