8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly:  16​h 15​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Fly:  22​h 45​min
End: Boston

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Fishing Charters & Tours and Syvasenvaara Fell. Get outdoors at Safaris and Arctic Emotions Oy. There's much more to do: get a taste of life in the country at Poro Farmi, browse the collection at Rovaniemi City Library, have fun at Santa Claus Office, and make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi day trip planning website .

Boston, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Time is 7 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Boston in February: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around 22°F and lows are around 14°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Tours Parks
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Safaris
Fishing Charters & Tours
Arctic Emotions Oy ©
Arctic Emotions Oy

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
On the 4th (Tue), get interesting insight from Tours, then look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop, and then see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum, fly down the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Saariselka road trip app .

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in February, plan for little chillier nights in Saariselka, with lows around 9°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

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