14 days in Lapland Itinerary

14 days in Lapland Itinerary

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14 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Durham
Fly:  20​h 30​min
1
Kittila
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Muonio
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Inari
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Salla
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Luosto
— 1 night
Fly:  23​h
End: Durham

3
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. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Giewont Husky Adventures and Scandinavian Adventures. Take a break from Kittila with a short trip to Seven Fells Up in Akaslompolo, about 46 minutes away. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, relax in the rural setting at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Kittila trip itinerary planner.

Durham, USA to Kittila is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 7 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Durham in May: high temperatures in Kittila hover around 50°F and lows are around 34°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Kittila

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Winter Sports

Side Trips

Akaslompolo, Inghams Mini Husky Experience, Yllas Ski Resort, Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

1
night
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. On the 13th (Sun), explore the striking landscape at Keimiotunturi Fell and then glide through natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins and then explore the activities along Pakasaivo.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Muonio day trip app .

You can drive from Kittila to Muonio in 1.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 46°F, and evening lows to 32°F. On the 14th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Muonio

#Nature, #Parks, #Winter Sports
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Pakasaivo ©
Pakasaivo
Keimiotunturi Fell ©
Keimiotunturi Fell

4
nights
Inari

Inari ©
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Inari Reindeerfarm. Venture out of the city with trips to Urho Kekkonen National Park (in Saariselka), Nature & Wildlife Tours (in Ivalo) and Gold Prospector Museum (in Tankavaara).

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Inari road trip site .

Traveling by car from Muonio to Inari takes 3 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 49°F, and evening lows to 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Inari

#Outdoors, #Trails, #Parks

Side Trips

Urho Kekkonen National Park, Gold Prospector Museum
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Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

2
nights
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): hit the slopes at Salla Ski Resort, then steep yourself in history at Paikanselan Taistelualue, and then learn about all things military at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Salla journey planner.

Drive from Inari to Salla in 5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 50°F, and evening lows to 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Luosto.

Things to do in Salla

#Winter Sports, #Outdoors, #Parks
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort

1
night
Luosto

Luosto ©
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour and then look for all kinds of wild species at Kopara Reindeer Park. On the 21st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To see where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Luosto trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Salla to Luosto in 2 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 51°F, and evening lows to 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

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

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