8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): make a trip to Santa Claus Village, then see Santa Claus Office, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and finally stop by Your Piece Of Finland. On your second day here, find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip itinerary tool.

Washington DC, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in March; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach 30°F and lows reach 17°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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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 19th (Tue): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, then look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop, and then hit the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park.

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Drive from Rovaniemi to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Saariselka are 29°F, while nighttime lows are 13°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park

3
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Get outdoors at Levi Ski Resort and Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

To find reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Akaslompolo tour itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Saariselka to Akaslompolo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Akaslompolo can reach 31°F, while at night they dip to 16°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Levi Ski Resort, Yllas Ski Resort, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Safaris
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

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