8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Rovaniemi
Drive:  1​h 45​min
1
Pyhatunturi
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Inari
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
4
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
5
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
End: Rovaniemi

1
day
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Pyha-Luosto National Park. On the 19th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Pyhatunturi road trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Pyhatunturi takes 2 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Pyhatunturi can reach -5°C, while at night they dip to -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Nature Parks
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3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, then fly down the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park, and then look for gifts at Shamaan Design - Lappi Shop. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Saariselka travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Pyhatunturi to Saariselka takes 2.5 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to -6°C, and evening lows to -15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Inari.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park

1
night
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 17th (Sun): relax in the rural setting at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, then see the interesting displays at Siida, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Inari trip maker website .

You can drive from Saariselka to Inari in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Inari are -6°C, while nighttime lows are -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Historic Sites
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus

1
night
Akaslompolo

Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour and then hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

For ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Akaslompolo day trip website .

Traveling by car from Inari to Akaslompolo takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February in Akaslompolo, expect temperatures between -5°C during the day and -12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trip

Yllas Ski Resort
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Safaris
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 19th (Tue), take an exotic tour of a safari tour, don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Office, then get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, and finally take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge. Keep things going the next day: get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, then don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, and finally look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi online trip maker .

Getting from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are -6°C, while nighttime lows are -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Tours Outdoors
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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