8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Malaga
Fly:  9​h 45​min
1
Rovaniemi
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h
2
Inari
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
3
Posio
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
4
Pyhatunturi
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h
End: Malaga

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 11th (Wed), Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and finally take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip planner .

Malaga, Spain to Rovaniemi is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Malaga to Rovaniemi. Traveling from Malaga in July, you will find days in Rovaniemi are much colder (22°C), and nights are a bit cooler (13°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to drive to Inari.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Outdoors, #Nature, #Parks
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Safaris
Lumberjack's Candle Bridge ©
Lumberjack's Candle Bridge

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Inari

Inari ©
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): explore the venue of The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, then relax in the rural setting at Inari Reindeerfarm, and then experience rural life at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Fri): hike along Juutua Nature Trail, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, and then get outside with Lake Inari.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Inari online tour planner .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Inari takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Posio.

Things to do in Inari

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Wildlife
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Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus
Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

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Posio

Posio ©
Posio is a municipality of Finland. On the 14th (Sat), explore the striking landscape of Riisitunturi National Park.

For where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Posio trip planner.

Drive from Inari to Posio in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In July, daily temperatures in Posio can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Posio

#Nature, #Parks
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Riisitunturi National Park ©
Riisitunturi National Park

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Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Joutsijarven Bunkkerit, then see the interesting displays at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction, and then identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park. On the 16th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Pyhatunturi trip planner.

You can drive from Posio to Pyhatunturi in 2.5 hours. July in Pyhatunturi sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction, Joutsijarven Bunkkerit, Kopara Reindeer Park
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Safaris
Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park

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