11 days in Lapland Itinerary

11 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Pyhatunturi
— 2 nights
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Saariselka
— 5 nights
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Rovaniemi
— 3 nights

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Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Kopara Reindeer Park. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Pyhatunturi trip itinerary planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Pyhatunturi is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and car. In June, Pyhatunturi is cooler than Tel Aviv - with highs of 18°C and lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

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

5
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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Urho Kekkonen National Park and Lake Inari. Get a sense of the local culture at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel. Explore Saariselka's surroundings by going to Inari (Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church, Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, &more). There's more to do: see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Saariselka trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Pyhatunturi to Saariselka in 2.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Saariselka are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Museums · Trails · Winter Sports

Side Trips

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Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Do some cultural sightseeing at German Soldier s Cemetery and Rovaniemi Church. Take a break from the city and head to Syvasenvaara Fell and Auttikongas. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, see Santa Claus Office, explore the world behind art at Korundi House of Culture, and see the interesting displays at Santa's House of Snowmobiles.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip planner.

Getting from Saariselka to Rovaniemi by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. July in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums · Parks · Nature · Outdoors
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Safaris
Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas

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