8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Rovaniemi
— 1 night
2
Luosto
— 3 nights
3
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, thentake an exotic tour of a safari tour, thensee Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village. Keep things going the next day: find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, thentake an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church.

To see photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi tour itinerary planner.

Frankfurt, Germany to Rovaniemi is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 1 hour. In December, Rovaniemi is much colder than Frankfurt - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Luosto.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Outdoors Museums
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Safaris
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

3
nights
Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
Visiting Pyha-Luosto National Park and Ski Resort Suomutunturi will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Luosto: Sodankyla (Church of Sodankyla & Museum - Gallery Alariesto). It doesn't end there: go deep underground at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Luosto trip maker tool.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Luosto by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in December, expect little chillier with lows of °C in Luosto. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Luosto

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Sodankyla, Ski Resort Suomutunturi, Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Ski Resort Suomutunturi
Ski Resort Suomutunturi
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage and then join the crowd at Icekarting Levi.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Akaslompolo online day trip planner.

You can drive from Luosto to Akaslompolo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Akaslompolo are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trips

Levi, Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage

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