8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Sydney
Fly + Drive:  28 h
1
Luosto
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  26 h
End: Sydney

1
night
Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Sodankyla and then identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Luosto online tour itinerary planner.

Sydney, Australia to Luosto is an approximately 30- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Luosto is minus 8 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Sydney in June, with highs in Luosto at 18°C and lows at 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Luosto

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Church of Sodankyla, Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla
Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park

2
nights
Akaslompolo

On the 10th (Sun), look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop, then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and then head outdoors with Seven Fells Up.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Akaslompolo trip maker site.

You can drive from Luosto to Akaslompolo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. June in Akaslompolo sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Safaris
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

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 11th (Mon): examine the collection at Christmas House Santa, then stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery, then pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemen ortodoksinen kirkko. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Tue): examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, then explore the world behind art at Korundi House of Culture, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and finally get curious at Pilke Science Centre.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip planner.

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery

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