8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 1 night
2
Salla
— 1 night
3
Inari
— 1 night
4
Akaslompolo
— 3 nights

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, thenexplore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery, thenlook for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, and finally take an in-depth tour of Arktikum. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office, thenHead underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip itinerary builder tool.

Philadelphia, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Philadelphia to Rovaniemi. When traveling from Philadelphia in May, plan for cooler days and little chillier nights in Rovaniemi: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Safaris
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

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Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): hit the slopes at Salla Ski Resort, take an in-depth tour of Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction, and then contemplate the long history of Paikanselan Taistelualue.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Salla trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Salla takes 2 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Salla

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction ©
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction
Paikanselan Taistelualue ©
Paikanselan Taistelualue

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Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): take in the pleasant sights at Otsamo Fell, thensee the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Inari trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Salla to Inari by car takes about 5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Inari can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough 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
Otsamo Fell ©
Otsamo Fell

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Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. On the 11th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an exotic tour of a safari tour and then head outdoors with Seven Fells Up.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Akaslompolo trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Inari to Akaslompolo in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Akaslompolo are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. You will leave for home on the 12th (Sun).

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Tours Winter Sports

Side Trip

Levi Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Safaris
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up

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