8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi

— 6 nights

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Step out of the city life by going to Korouoma Canyon and Auttikongas. Explore hidden gems such as Syvasenvaara Fell and Arctic Emotions Oy. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rovaniemi: Pyha-Luosto National Park (in Pyhatunturi) and Ranua Zoo (in Ranua). There's lots more to do: stroll through Napapiirin Porofarmi, don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, cast your line with a fishing tour, and see Santa Claus Office.

Before you visit Rovaniemi, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Sydney, Australia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 28-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Rovaniemi is minus 8 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Sydney in September; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach 13°C and lows reach 6°C. You'll set off for home on the 25th (Sat).

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Tours

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Lapland travel guide

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Landmarks · Safaris · Nightlife
The wild expanses of Lapland promise spectacular scenery, adventure, and rich cultural experiences. As the country's northernmost region, it sits well above the Arctic Circle. Despite also being the largest region, in Lapland just 3.4 percent of the Finnish population calls this great stretch of land home, leaving plenty of room for pristine lakes, dense forest, and seven unspoiled national parks. An abundance of well-marked trails await hikers of all levels, while more remote and rugged adventures beckon experienced explorers. Music is of particular importance in these parts, so try to catch a concert or dance performance during your stay.