8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  23​h 15​min
1
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: San Francisco

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. On the 27th (Tue), brush up on your military savvy at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Salla trip planner.

San Francisco, USA to Salla is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 10 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in November, things will get much colder in Salla: highs are around 29°F and lows about 20°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Salla

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Joutsijarven Bunkkerit
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
On the 29th (Thu), stop by Elan Ski Shop & Rental and then fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Fri): head outdoors with Seven Fells Up and then make a trip to Ounasjoki - River for activities.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Akaslompolo online trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Salla to Akaslompolo in 4 hours. Traveling from Salla in November, Akaslompolo is little chillier at night with lows of 15°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trips

Levi, Yllas Ski Resort
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Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental

2
nights
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 1st (Sat): snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, then pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, then make a trip to Lordi's Square, and finally have a few drinks at Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun): examine the collection at Christmas House Santa, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, then get curious at Pilke Science Centre, and finally explore the world behind art at Korundi House of Culture.

For ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi travel route site .

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 28°F, and evening lows to 20°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Casinos Nightlife
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Safaris
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

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