8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Rovaniemi
— 1 night
2
Luosto
— 1 night
3
Inari
— 1 night
4
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights

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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): don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, thensee Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village. Here are some ideas for day two: get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi itinerary maker site.

Chicago, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Chicago to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Chicago in November, plan for cooler days and a bit cooler nights in Rovaniemi: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Safaris
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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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 19th (Tue): hit the slopes at Pyhatunturi and then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

For reviews and more tourist information, read Luosto holiday app.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Luosto takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. November in Luosto sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Inari.

Things to do in Luosto

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Pyhatunturi
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Pyhatunturi ©
Pyhatunturi
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

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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 20th (Wed): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Inari travel planner.

Getting from Luosto to Inari by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in November, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Wildlife Museums
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

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nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): get interesting insight from Tours and then hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri): grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Akaslompolo route maker site.

You can drive from Inari to Akaslompolo in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Akaslompolo are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trips

Yllas Ski Resort, Levi Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Safaris
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

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