8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
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Luosto
— 1 night
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Salla
— 1 night
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Inari
— 1 night
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Akaslompolo
— 2 nights

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): stop by Your Piece Of Finland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Christmas House Santa, then take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and then try to win big at Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi day trip site.

London, UK to Rovaniemi is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 2 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from London in January: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around -10°C and lows are around -17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Luosto.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums · Fun & Games · Casinos · Nightlife
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Korundi House of Culture ©
Korundi House of Culture

1
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Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Kopara Reindeer Park and then go deep underground at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

To see photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Luosto visit planning app.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Luosto in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in January, plan for slightly colder nights in Luosto, with lows around -22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Salla.

Things to do in Luosto

Wildlife · Parks
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

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Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): fly down the slopes at Salla Ski Resort, steep yourself in history at Paikanselan Taistelualue, and then get engrossed in the history at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Salla trip planner.

You can drive from Luosto to Salla in 2 hours. In January, daytime highs in Salla are -11°C, while nighttime lows are -19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Salla

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Jan 28 — 29:
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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. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, and then explore the venue of The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Inari journey app.

Drive from Salla to Inari in 5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to -11°C, and evening lows to -20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Inari

Museums · Historic Sites
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Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos ©
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos

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Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
On the 31st (Thu), take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then make a trip to Ounasjoki - River for activities, and then join the crowd at Icekarting Levi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head outdoors with Seven Fells Up and then stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Akaslompolo trip planner.

You can drive from Inari to Akaslompolo in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Akaslompolo can reach -11°C, while at night they dip to -22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 30 — Feb 1:
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Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Safaris
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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