7 days in Lapland Itinerary

7 days in Lapland Itinerary

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7 days in Lapland Itinerary

New York City
Fly:  15​h 15​min
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
Inari
— 2 nights
Fly:  25​h
New York City

2
days
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): get lost in a book at Rovaniemi City Library, then enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office, then have fun at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, and finally get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, make a trip to Lordi's Square, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, then admire the masterpieces at Korundi House of Culture, and finally don't miss a visit to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas.

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New York City, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in July, expect nights in Rovaniemi to be cooler, around 52°F, while days are little chillier, around 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Salla.

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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Rovaniemi City Library ©
Rovaniemi City Library

1
day
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. On the 1st (Wed), hit the slopes at Salla Ski Resort and then join in the after-dark buzz at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

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Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Salla takes 2 hours. July in Salla sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 51°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Inari.

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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort

2
days
Inari

Inari ©
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and then head outdoors with Lake Inari. Here are some ideas for day two: relax in the rural setting at Inari Reindeerfarm and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

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Traveling by car from Salla to Inari takes 5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Inari can reach 62°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

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Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Inari Reindeerfarm ©
Inari Reindeerfarm

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