8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
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Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
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Saariselka
— 2 nights
4
Pyhatunturi
— 1 night

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the next day, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemen ortodoksinen kirkko, don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, then Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Auttikongas.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip builder site.

Berlin, Germany to Rovaniemi is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. Traveling from Berlin to Rovaniemi, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. August in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Nature · Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
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Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church
Pilke Science Centre ©
Pilke Science Centre

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nights
Akaslompolo

Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): take an exotic tour of a safari tour and then get outside with Seven Fells Up.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Akaslompolo trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Rovaniemi to Akaslompolo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Akaslompolo are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
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Safaris
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up

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Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): gear up at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: hit the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Saariselka itinerary site.

Drive from Akaslompolo to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Saariselka are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

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night
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
On the 18th (Sat), identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Pyhatunturi trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Saariselka to Pyhatunturi in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in August, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

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

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