8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 1 night
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Akaslompolo
— 1 night
3
Saariselka
— 3 nights

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 17th (Mon), fly down the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery, thensee exotic creatures in open habitats at Feelapland, and finally make a trip to Marttiini Store Old Factory. On the 18th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: have some family-friendly fun at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, see the interesting displays at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, get curious at Pilke Science Centre, make a trip to Lordi's Square, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, and finally get lost in a book at Rovaniemi City Library.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi online visit planner.

Barcelona, Spain to Rovaniemi is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Barcelona in June: highs in Rovaniemi hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles

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Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop, thenidentify plant and animal life at Konijanka Petting Zoo, and then head outdoors with Seven Fells Up.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Akaslompolo trip builder website.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Akaslompolo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Akaslompolo are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can drive to Saariselka.

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Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Saariselka Bowling. Kids will appreciate attractions like Angry Birds Activity Park and Ruijanpolku Trail. Step out of Saariselka with an excursion to Otsamo Fell in Inari--about 54 minutes away. categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. The adventure continues: look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop.

To find maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Saariselka trip maker website.

Getting from Akaslompolo to Saariselka by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. In June in Saariselka, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Saariselka

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Inari
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Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Saariselka Bowling ©
Saariselka Bowling
Angry Birds Activity Park ©
Angry Birds Activity Park

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