10 days in Lapland & Southwest Finland Itinerary

10 days in Lapland & Southwest Finland Itinerary

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Luosto
— 1 night
2
Saariselka
— 3 nights
3
Kittila
— 2 nights
4
Naantali
— 2 nights

1
night
Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
On the 30th (Sun), identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Luosto trip itinerary builder site.

Newark, USA to Luosto is an approximately 18-hour combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Newark to Luosto. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Newark in June: high temperatures in Luosto hover around °F and lows are around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can go by car to Saariselka.

Things to do in Luosto

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

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

3
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Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Hippupuoti Gift Shop. Take a break from the city and head to Urho Kekkonen National Park and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Step out of Saariselka to go to Inari and see Lake Inari, which is approximately 54 minutes away. categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Saariselka online travel planner.

Traveling by car from Luosto to Saariselka takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Saariselka can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can drive to Kittila.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trip

Inari
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

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nights
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. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): look for gifts at Elan Ski Shop & Rental and then fly down the slopes at Kids' Land. On the 6th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Kittila vacation planning website.

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Kittila takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Kittila can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Naantali.

Things to do in Kittila

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trip

Levi
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental

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Naantali

Naantali ©
Naantali is a town in south-western Finland, known as one of the most important tourist centres of the country. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): let little ones run wild at Adventure Park, examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, thenstep into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally take a stroll through Naantali Old Town.

To see maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Naantali vacation website.

Getting from Kittila to Naantali by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. On the 8th (Mon), you're off to home.

Things to do in Naantali

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites

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Turku
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town
Adventure Park ©
Adventure Park