15 days in Lapland Itinerary

15 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Kongas
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Inari
— 4 nights
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Pyhatunturi
— 1 night
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Posio
— 3 nights
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Rovaniemi
— 5 nights

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Kongas

Kongas ©
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Samiland, find something for the whole family at Levi Huskypark, and then relax in the rural setting at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Kongas trip planner.

Zurich, Switzerland to Kongas is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Zurich to Kongas, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Zurich in July; daily highs in Kongas reach 22°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Kongas

Museums · Theme Parks

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History Museum
Samiland
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Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Kids will enjoy Lemmenjoki National Park and Angry Birds Activity Park. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Inari: Gold Prospector Museum (in Tankavaara) and Hippupuoti Gift Shop (in Saariselka). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, get a taste of life in the country at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and experience rural life at Tuula's Reindeer.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Inari online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Kongas to Inari takes 2.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Inari

Nature · Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
On the 16th (Thu), get out on two wheels at Luosto Adventures and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Pyhatunturi online attractions planner.

You can drive from Inari to Pyhatunturi in 3.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Pyhatunturi can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Posio.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Posio

Posio ©
Posio is a municipality of Finland. Step off the beaten path and head to Korouoma Canyon and Syote National Park. Spend the 18th (Sat) exploring nature at Riisitunturi National Park. There's more to do: take in the exciting artwork at Pentik Hill.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Posio attractions planner.

Getting from Pyhatunturi to Posio by car takes about 2.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Posio

Nature · Parks · Shopping · Museums

Side Trip

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Korouoma Canyon
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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Attractions like Auttikongas and German Soldier s Cemetery make great kid-friendly stops. Visiting Syvasenvaara Fell and Napapiirin Porofarmi will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Rovaniemi: Sodankyla (Museum - Gallery Alariesto & Church of Sodankyla). And it doesn't end there: cast your line with a fishing tour, get some fabulous bargains at Marttiini Store Old Factory, get engrossed in the history at Rovaniemi Local History Museum, and find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi visit planning tool.

You can drive from Posio to Rovaniemi in 2 hours. July in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife · Parks · Theme Parks · Outdoors

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Auttikongas
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Fishing Charter / Tour
Fishing Charters & Tours
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