8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly + Drive:  13 h
1
Luosto
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 15 min
3
Inari
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
4
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  11 h 30 min
End: Tel Aviv

1
day
Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Luosto online trip maker.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Luosto is an approximately 12.5- hour combination of flight and car. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Tel Aviv in December, with highs in Luosto at -8°C and lows at -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Salla.

Things to do in Luosto

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Salla Ski Resort.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Salla trip planner.

Traveling by car from Luosto to Salla takes 2 hours. In December in Salla, expect temperatures between -7°C during the day and -16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Salla

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction ©
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction

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night
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): explore the venue of The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, then pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, and then see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center.

Make your Inari itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Drive from Salla to Inari in 5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to -7°C, and evening lows to -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Historic Sites
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos ©
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos

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night
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop and then stroll through Yllas Ski Resort.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Akaslompolo route planner.

Getting from Inari to Akaslompolo by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Akaslompolo are -5°C, while nighttime lows are -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Yllas Ski Resort
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Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): get your game on at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office, then stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, and finally see the top attractions with Feelapland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sun): Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, examine the collection at Christmas House Santa, then revel in the low prices at Marttiini Store Old Factory, and finally admire the masterpieces at Korundi House of Culture.

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Drive from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of -6°C and lows of -13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Christmas House Santa ©
Christmas House Santa
Rovaniemi City Library ©
Rovaniemi City Library
Korundi House of Culture ©
Korundi House of Culture

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