8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
2
Saariselka
— 3 nights
3
Pyhatunturi
— 1 night

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Santa's House of Snowmobiles and Rovaniemi Local History Museum. Step off the beaten path and head to Fishing Charters & Tours and Napapiirin Porofarmi. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Korundi House of Culture, stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery, get your game on at Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi, and let the kids burn off some steam at Angry Birds Park.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi tour itinerary builder tool.

Newcastle upon Tyne, UK to Rovaniemi is an approximately 10-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of car, train, and bus; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 2 hours. When traveling from Newcastle upon Tyne in November, plan for cooler days and slightly colder nights in Rovaniemi: temperatures range from -2°C by day to -7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife · Museums · Parks
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles
Rovaniemi Local History Museum ©
Rovaniemi Local History Museum

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Gold Prospector Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Club Nord and Inari Reindeer Farm. Change things up with these side-trips from Saariselka: Inari (Juutua Nature Trail & Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus). There's more to do: get the adrenaline pumping with LuontoLoma Pro Safaris and stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop.

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You can drive from Rovaniemi to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In November in Saariselka, expect temperatures between -3°C during the day and -10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Inari, Club Nord, Gold Prospector Museum
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Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus

1
night
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
On the 29th (Sun), stroll through Pyhatunturi and then do some two-wheel cruising with Luosto Adventures.

For other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Pyhatunturi route planner.

Getting from Saariselka to Pyhatunturi by car takes about 2.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Pyhatunturi are -3°C, while nighttime lows are -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Luosto Adventures, Pyhatunturi
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Pyhatunturi ©
Pyhatunturi

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