8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Berlin
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Akaslompolo
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Pyhatunturi
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Berlin

1
night
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 18th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip itinerary planning site .

Berlin, Germany to Rovaniemi is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Berlin to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. October in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Winter Sports
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Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi ©
Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi
Lumberjack's Candle Bridge ©
Lumberjack's Candle Bridge
Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas ©
Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas

3
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Get in touch with nature at Seven Fells Up and Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. Explore hidden gems such as Yllas Ski Resort and Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm. Change things up with a short trip to Ounasjoki - River for activities in Levi (about 46 minutes away).

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Akaslompolo online trip planner .

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Akaslompolo in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Akaslompolo can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Winter Sports

Side Trips

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Ounasjoki - River for activities, Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, Yllas Ski Resort
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Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. On the 23rd (Tue), hit the slopes at Salla Ski Resort, then contemplate the long history of Paikanselan Taistelualue, and then brush up on your military savvy at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Salla trip planner .

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Salla takes 4 hours. October in Salla sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Salla

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Winter Sports
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort

2
nights
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
On the 24th (Wed), explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Kopara Reindeer Park.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Pyhatunturi travel route planning website .

Traveling by car from Salla to Pyhatunturi takes 2 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Pyhatunturi can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Kopara Reindeer Park
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park

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