8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Little Rock
Fly + Drive:  26​h
1
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  18​h 30​min
End: Little Rock

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Step out of Akaslompolo to go to Muonio and see Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, which is approximately 56 minutes away.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Akaslompolo online travel route builder .

Little Rock, USA to Akaslompolo is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 8 hours. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Little Rock in October; daily highs in Akaslompolo reach 37°F and lows reach 27°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trips

Yllas Ski Resort, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Find places to stay Oct 11 — 13:
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Scandinavian Adventures ©
Scandinavian Adventures

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for theme parks, museums, fun & games, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi driving holiday planning app .

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. October in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of 37°F and lows of 30°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Wildlife
Find places to stay Oct 13 — 16:
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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