12 days in Lapland Itinerary

12 days in Lapland Itinerary

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12 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Copenhagen
Fly + Drive:  9​h 15​min
1
Pyhatunturi
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Inari
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Kittila
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Copenhagen

1
night
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): take an exotic tour of a safari tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Kopara Reindeer Park, 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.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Pyhatunturi trip itinerary maker .

Copenhagen, Denmark to Pyhatunturi is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 1 hour. In September, Pyhatunturi is slightly colder than Copenhagen - with highs of 14°C and lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Luosto
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Safaris
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

4
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus and Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church. Get outdoors at Lake Inari and Inari Reindeerfarm. Change things up with these side-trips from Inari: Gold Prospector Museum (in Tankavaara) and Urho Kekkonen National Park (in Saariselka). Spend the 6th (Thu) exploring nature at Lemmenjoki National Park.

To see ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Inari trip planner .

You can drive from Pyhatunturi to Inari in 3.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to drive to Kittila.

Things to do in Inari

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Lemmenjoki National Park, Gold Prospector Museum, Urho Kekkonen National Park
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari
Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park

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. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): get outside with Scandinavian Adventures and then head outdoors with Seven Fells Up. On the 9th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, then relax in the rural setting at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and finally relax in the rural setting at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Kittila trip tool .

Drive from Inari to Kittila in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Kittila are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kittila

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Get outdoors at Auttikongas and Hiidenkirnut. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Feelapland and Korundi House of Culture. And it doesn't end there: explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, browse the collection at Rovaniemi City Library, don't miss a visit to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas, and snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip planner .

Drive from Kittila to Rovaniemi in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas
Feelapland ©
Feelapland
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery

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