8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Barcelona
Fly + Drive:  11​h 30​min
1
Luosto
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Inari
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Barcelona

1
night
Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
On the 11th (Sun), look for all kinds of wild species at Kopara Reindeer Park and then explore and take pictures at Amethyst Mine Lapland. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

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Barcelona, Spain to Luosto is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Barcelona to Luosto. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Barcelona in November, with highs in Luosto at -3°C and lows at -9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Inari.

Things to do in Luosto

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

1
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Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, take a stroll around The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Inari trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Luosto to Inari takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Inari are -3°C, while nighttime lows are -10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Inari

Shopping Historic Sites
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The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos ©
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
On the 14th (Wed), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Konijanka Petting Zoo and then stroll through Yllas Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, and then look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Akaslompolo online driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Inari to Akaslompolo takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to -3°C, and evening lows to -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Kittila, Yllas Ski Resort
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Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

2
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 16th (Fri): Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell and then hit the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, browse the collection at Rovaniemi City Library, and then examine the collection at Christmas House Santa.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi itinerary maker site .

Getting from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach -2°C, while at night they dip to -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors
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Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy
Rovaniemi City Library ©
Rovaniemi City Library
Christmas House Santa ©
Christmas House Santa

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