10 days in Lapland Itinerary

10 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Pyhatunturi
— 1 night
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Salla
— 1 night
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Saariselka
— 1 night
4
Inari
— 2 nights
5
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights

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Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
On the 31st (Fri), pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Sodankyla and then look for all kinds of wild species at Kopara Reindeer Park. On your second day here, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Pyhatunturi trip itinerary builder app.

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Pyhatunturi is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuwait City to Pyhatunturi is minus 1 hour. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Kuwait City in August: high temperatures in Pyhatunturi hover around 20°C and lows are around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can drive to Salla.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla
Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park

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Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. On the 2nd (Sun), hit the slopes at Salla Ski Resort, then steep yourself in history at Paikanselan Taistelualue, and then get engrossed in the history at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Salla trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Pyhatunturi to Salla in 2 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Salla can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Salla

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks · Museums
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction ©
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction
Paikanselan Taistelualue ©
Paikanselan Taistelualue

1
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, and then join in the after-dark buzz at Wilderness Safaris Saariselka.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Saariselka online route planner.

Drive from Salla to Saariselka in 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in September, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Inari.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Tours · Nightlife · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel ©
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel

2
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Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): trek along Juutua Nature Trail, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, and then get outside with Lake Inari. Keep things going the next day: tour or see a show at The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, then experience rural life at Inari Reindeer Farm, and then wander the wide-open spaces of Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Inari vacation planner.

You can drive from Saariselka to Inari in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in September, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Historic Sites
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Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari
Inari Reindeer Farm ©
Inari Reindeer Farm

3
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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 6th (Thu), stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery, then see the interesting displays at Christmas House Santa, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Auttikongas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get your game on at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, see the interesting displays at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, then explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, and finally explore the world behind art at Korundi House of Culture.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi tour itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Inari to Rovaniemi in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In September in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 6°C at night. On the 8th (Sat), you're off to home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums · Nature · Parks · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Sep 5 — 8:
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Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery

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