11 days in Lapland Itinerary

11 days in Lapland Itinerary

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11 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Athens
Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
Luosto
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Kittila
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Athens

1
night
Luosto

Luosto ©
On the 29th (Sun), identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas and then identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park. On the 30th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Luosto sightseeing planner.

Athens, Greece to Luosto is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Athens in July, things will get much colder in Luosto: highs are around 23°C and lows about 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Luosto

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Get outdoors at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus and Urho Kekkonen National Park. Explore hidden gems such as Lake Inari and Inari Reindeerfarm. Take a break from Saariselka with a short trip to Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church in Inari, about 1h 10 min away.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Saariselka road trip planning website .

Drive from Luosto to Saariselka in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can 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 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Kittila.

Things to do in Saariselka

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Inari
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus
Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari

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. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures and then head outdoors with Seven Fells Up. On the 4th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: relax in the rural setting at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, relax in the rural setting at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and then get interesting insight from Tours.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Kittila online itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Kittila takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Kittila, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kittila

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Tours

Side Trips

Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, Seven Fells Up, Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm
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Nature & Wildlife Tours

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Explore hidden gems such as Syvasenvaara Fell and Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy. And it doesn't end there: get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Office, and take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi attractions planner.

You can drive from Kittila to Rovaniemi in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. On the 7th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Winter Sports
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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