8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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

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Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

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 Korundi House of Culture. Step off the beaten path and head to Fishing Charters & Tours and German Soldier s Cemetery. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Rovaniemi Local History Museum, identify plant and animal life at Napapiirin Porofarmi, get your game on at Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi, and explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell.

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 · Outdoors
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Fishing Charter / Tour
Fishing Charters & Tours
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Specialty Museum
Santa's House of Snowmobiles
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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 LuontoLoma Pro Safaris. Change things up with these side-trips from Saariselka: Inari (Juutua Nature Trail, Inari Reindeer Farm, &more). There's more to do: look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Saariselka travel planner.

Drive from Rovaniemi to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -3°C in November, and nighttime lows around -10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Adventure

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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 · Winter Sports · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Ski Area
Pyhatunturi
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