8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lapland itinerary planner

©
This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  30​h
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  33​h
End: Brisbane

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Christmas House Santa, then fly down the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery, admire the masterpieces at Korundi House of Culture, then engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre, and finally take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi route planner.

Brisbane, Australia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 30-hour flight. Traveling from Brisbane to Rovaniemi, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Brisbane in October, expect Rovaniemi to be much colder, temps between 3°C and -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Outdoors Winter Sports
Find places to stay Oct 15 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery
Korundi House of Culture ©
Korundi House of Culture

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. On the 17th (Wed), hit the slopes at Salla Ski Resort and then learn about all things military at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Salla tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Salla takes 2 hours. In October in Salla, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Salla

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks
Find places to stay Oct 17 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction ©
Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort

1
night
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): head outdoors with Seven Fells Up. On the 19th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop, then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and then hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Akaslompolo day trip website .

You can drive from Salla to Akaslompolo in 4 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trip

Yllas Ski Resort
Find places to stay Oct 18 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Safaris

Similar Plans

9 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM INDIA June, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 10 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM SERBIA April, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 10 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM SERBIA April, culture, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, culture ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 10 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM SERBIA April, culture, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, culture ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 10 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM SERBIA April, culture, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, culture ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 10 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, popular sights PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 10 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES January, popular sights PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM GERMANY November, popular sights PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in Lapland & Helsinki BY A USER FROM CHINA July, teens, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 10 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM HONG KONG July, hidden gems PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 10 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM SERBIA April, outdoors, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 10 days in Lapland & Helsinki BY A USER FROM INDIA July, popular sights PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans