15 days in Lapland Itinerary

15 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Fly + Drive:  10 h 45 min
1
Pyhatunturi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Saariselka
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Kittila
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Rovaniemi
— 5 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
End: London

2
nights
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Explore hidden gems such as Pyha-Luosto National Park and Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction. Step out of the city life by going to Pyhatunturi and Kopara Reindeer Park. Step out of Pyhatunturi to go to Kemijarvi and see Joutsijarven Bunkkerit, which is approximately 1h 05 min away.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Pyhatunturi road trip planning site.

London, UK to Pyhatunturi is an approximately 11- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from London to Pyhatunturi, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In August, Pyhatunturi is a bit cooler than London - with highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Nature Winter Sports

Side Trips

Kopara Reindeer Park, Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction, Pyhatunturi, Joutsijarven Bunkkerit
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Pyhatunturi ©
Pyhatunturi
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction ©
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction

4
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Gold Prospector Museum and Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center. Get outdoors at Urho Kekkonen National Park and Lake Inari. Venture out of the city with trips to Inari (Nature & Wildlife Tours & Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church). categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. There's more to do: look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Saariselka trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Pyhatunturi to Saariselka takes 2.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Kittila.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
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Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

2
nights
Kittila

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 20th (Tue): get outside with Seven Fells Up. On your second day here, look for gifts at Elan Ski Shop & Rental, stop by Ounasjoki - River for activities, and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Kittila online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Saariselka to Kittila in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or 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 21st (Wed) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kittila

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Levi, Seven Fells Up
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Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental

5
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Arktikum and The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley will appeal to museum buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Santa's House of Snowmobiles and Rovaniemi Church. Explore Rovaniemi's surroundings by going to Kemi Church (in Kemi) and Korouoma Canyon (in Posio). There's much more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Auttikongas, explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery, don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, and explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell.

Plan trip to Rovaniemi with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Kittila to Rovaniemi in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley, Kemi Church, Korouoma Canyon
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Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles
Korouoma Canyon ©
Korouoma Canyon
The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley ©
The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley

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