11 days in Lapland Itinerary

11 days in Lapland Itinerary

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11 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  19​h 45​min
1
Pyhatunturi
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Inari
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Muonio
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  16​h 15​min
End: New York City


1
night
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
On the 15th (Mon), stroll through Pyhatunturi and then explore and take pictures at Amethyst Mine Lapland. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To find other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Pyhatunturi trip planner .

New York City, USA to Pyhatunturi is an approximately 20-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from New York City to Pyhatunturi. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from New York City in March: highs in Pyhatunturi hover around 30°F, while lows dip to 11°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Nature Winter Sports

Side Trips

Pyhatunturi, Amethyst Mine Lapland
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Pyhatunturi ©
Pyhatunturi
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

2
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): take in the pleasant sights at Otsamo Fell and then see the interesting displays at Siida. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Lemmenjoki National Park.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Inari trip planner.

You can drive from Pyhatunturi to Inari in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 29°F in March, and nighttime lows around 13°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Lemmenjoki National Park
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Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park
Siida ©
Siida
Otsamo Fell ©
Otsamo Fell

3
nights
Muonio

Muonio ©
Muonio is a municipality of Finland.The town is located in far northern Finland above the Arctic Circle on the country's western border, within the area of the former Lappi province. Get in touch with nature at Levi Ski Resort and Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Muonio: Ice Karting Levi (in Levi) and Seven Fells Up (in Akaslompolo).

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Muonio online travel route builder .

You can drive from Inari to Muonio in 3 hours. In March, daytime highs in Muonio are 29°F, while nighttime lows are 13°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Muonio

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trips

Levi, Seven Fells Up
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, see Santa Claus Office, then take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and finally don't miss a visit to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, and finally look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi road trip app .

Traveling by car from Muonio to Rovaniemi takes 3 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 30°F, and evening lows to 17°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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