8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Copenhagen
Fly:  7​h 45​min
1
Kittila
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Pyhatunturi
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h
End: Copenhagen

2
nights
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. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head outdoors with Scandinavian Adventures and then get outside with Seven Fells Up.

For reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Kittila trip planner.

Copenhagen, Denmark to Kittila is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Copenhagen to Kittila. Traveling from Copenhagen in August, things will get slightly colder in Kittila: highs are around 19°C and lows about 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Saariselka.

Things to do in Kittila

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Tours

Side Trips

Akaslompolo, Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm
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Nature & Wildlife Tours

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus and Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel. Get outdoors at Inari Reindeerfarm and Lake Inari. On the 23rd (Thu), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Saariselka attractions app .

Drive from Kittila to Saariselka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in August, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Saariselka

#Outdoors, #Winter Sports, #Parks

Side Trip

Inari
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Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

2
nights
Pyhatunturi

Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, then identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park, and then explore and take pictures at Amethyst Mine Lapland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Pyhatunturi travel route planner .

You can drive from Saariselka to Pyhatunturi in 2.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Pyhatunturi can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature

Side Trip

Luosto
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Safaris
Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park

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