7 days in Lapland Itinerary

7 days in Lapland Itinerary

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7 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Fly:  23​h 30​min
Ivalo
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  19​h 15​min
End: Seattle

2
nights
Ivalo

Ivalo ©
Ivalo is a village in the municipality of Inari, Lapland, Finland, located on the Ivalo River 20km south of Lake Inari. On the 8th (Sat), get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour and then find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sun): examine the collection at Siida and then head outdoors with Lake Inari.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Ivalo trip itinerary maker .

Seattle, USA to Ivalo is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 10 hours. Traveling from Seattle in September, expect nights in Ivalo to be slightly colder, around 39°F, while days are cooler, around 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Ivalo

#Outdoors, #Theme Parks, #Tours

Side Trips

Inari, Saariselka
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Siida ©
Siida
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): admire all the interesting features of Lappi Areena and then find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village. Here are some ideas for day two: snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Auttikongas.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Rovaniemi day trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Ivalo to Rovaniemi takes 3.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are 53°F, while nighttime lows are 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Museums, #Theme Parks, #Parks
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Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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