23 days in Lapland Itinerary

23 days in Lapland Itinerary

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23 days in Lapland Itinerary

Charlotte
Fly:  23​h 45​min
Inari
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
Muonio
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Kittila
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
Rovaniemi
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Luosto
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Salla
— 1 night
Fly:  25​h
Charlotte

3
days
Inari

Inari ©
Do some cultural sightseeing at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel. You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos and Gold Prospector Museum. Spend the 4th (Tue) exploring nature at Lemmenjoki National Park.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Inari online trip itinerary maker .

Charlotte, USA to Inari is an approximately 24-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Charlotte to Inari is 7 hours. Traveling from Charlotte in December, expect Inari to be much colder, temps between 21°F and 6°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Inari

#Tours, #Nature, #Trails

Side Trips

Gold Prospector Museum, Lemmenjoki National Park
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The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos ©
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

3
days
Muonio

Muonio ©
Muonio is a municipality of Finland.The town is located in far northern Finland above the Arctic Circle on the country's western border, within the area of the former Lappi province. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Enontekio Church and Jyppyra lookout. Go for a jaunt from Muonio to Enontekio to see Pyhakero about 50 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins and examine the collection at Muonion Kotiseutumuseo.

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You can drive from Inari to Muonio in 3 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 21°F, and evening lows to 6°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Kittila.

Things to do in Muonio

#Historic Sites, #Museums

Side Trip

Enontekio
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Enontekio Church ©
Enontekio Church
Jyppyra lookout ©
Jyppyra lookout
Pyhakero ©
Pyhakero

4
days
Kittila

Kittila ©
Kittilä is a municipality of Finland and a popular holiday resort.It is located in northern Finland north of the Arctic Circle within the Lapland region. Step out of the city life by going to Yllas Ski Resort and Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm. Samiland and Taatsin seita are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of Kittila with an excursion to Akaslompolo Sportshop in Akaslompolo--about 44 minutes away. On the 9th (Sun), ski the day away in the pristine settings at Levi Ski Resort. The adventure continues: explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, make a trip to Snow Village, and see the interesting displays at The Sarestoniemi Museum.

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Traveling by car from Muonio to Kittila takes 1.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Kittila can reach 23°F, while at night they dip to 9°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kittila

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Winter Sports

Side Trips

Levi, Sirkka, Akaslompolo Sportshop, Yllas Ski Resort
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Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

6
days
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Step out of the city life by going to Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy and Safaris. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Christmas House Santa and Syvasenvaara Fell. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rovaniemi: Kemi (Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery) & Kemi Church) and Tornio Church (in Tornio). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, see Santa Claus Office, explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery, and take in the dramatic scenery at Auttikongas.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi route maker app .

Getting from Kittila to Rovaniemi by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. December in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of 22°F and lows of 11°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Museums, #Parks, #Theme Parks

Side Trips

Kemi, Tornio Church
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Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery

3
days
Luosto

Luosto ©
Get a sense of the local culture at Church of Sodankyla and Museum - Gallery Alariesto. When in Luosto, make a side trip to see Joutsijarven Bunkkerit in Kemijarvi, approximately 1h 20 min away. Spend the 18th (Tue) exploring nature at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

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Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Luosto takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in December, plan for little chillier nights in Luosto, with lows around 6°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Salla.

Things to do in Luosto

#Nature, #Parks, #Museums

Side Trips

Sodankyla, Pyha-Luosto National Park, Joutsijarven Bunkkerit
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Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

1
day
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. On the 21st (Fri), brush up on your military savvy at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction, then contemplate the long history of Paikanselan Taistelualue, and then fly down the slopes at Salla Ski Resort.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Salla visit site .

You can drive from Luosto to Salla in 2 hours. In December, daytime highs in Salla are 20°F, while nighttime lows are 7°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Salla

#Winter Sports, #Parks, #Outdoors
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort

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