15 days in Lapland Itinerary

15 days in Lapland Itinerary

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15 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Boise
Fly:  26​h
1
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Muonio
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Kittila
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Pyhatunturi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Boise

2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Step out of the city life by going to Urho Kekkonen National Park and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Explore hidden gems such as Gold Prospector Museum and Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church. Step out of Saariselka with an excursion to Lake Inari in Inari--about 1h 20 min away. On the 18th (Fri), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Saariselka visit planner .

Boise, USA to Saariselka is an approximately 26-hour flight. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Boise to Saariselka due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Boise in October, plan for colder days and slightly colder nights in Saariselka: temperatures range from 37°F by day to 28°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Nature & Wildlife Tours

2
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. On the 19th (Sat), glide through natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: head outdoors with Scandinavian Adventures and then head outdoors with Seven Fells Up.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Muonio route app .

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Muonio takes 3.5 hours. October in Muonio sees daily highs of 35°F and lows of 26°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to Kittila.

Things to do in Muonio

Outdoors Nature Trails

Side Trip

Akaslompolo
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

1
night
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 21st (Mon): gear up at Elan Ski Shop & Rental, then wander the streets of Ounasjoki - River for activities, and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Kittila trip maker app .

Getting from Muonio to Kittila by car takes about an hour. Expect a daytime high around 37°F in October, and nighttime lows around 27°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Kittila

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Levi
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental

2
nights
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Kopara Reindeer Park and then fly down the slopes at Pyhatunturi.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Pyhatunturi online trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Kittila to Pyhatunturi in 2 hours. October in Pyhatunturi sees daily highs of 37°F and lows of 28°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

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

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Salla Ski Resort, then learn about all things military at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction, and then contemplate the long history of Paikanselan Taistelualue.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Salla trip planner .

You can drive from Pyhatunturi to Salla in 2 hours. In October, daytime highs in Salla are 37°F, while nighttime lows are 29°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Salla

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Arktikum and Rovaniemi Church. Explore hidden gems such as Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy and Feelapland. There's still lots to do: stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery, see Santa Claus Office, look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland, and get engrossed in the history at Rovaniemi Local History Museum.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi online travel route builder .

You can drive from Salla to Rovaniemi in 2 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach 37°F, while at night they dip to 30°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Outdoors Fun & Games
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery

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