16 days in Lapland Itinerary

16 days in Lapland Itinerary

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16 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  18​h 15​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Inari
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Posio
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Pyhatunturi
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  19​h 15​min
End: Singapore

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Step off the beaten path and head to Auttikongas and Christmas House Santa. Escape the urban bustle at Syvasenvaara Fell and Hiidenkirnut. And it doesn't end there: stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery, explore the world behind art at Korundi House of Culture, take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, and make a trip to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi holiday tool .

Singapore, Singapore to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Singapore to Rovaniemi, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in August, expect Rovaniemi to be cooler, temps between 20°C and 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Nature Parks Museums
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Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery

2
nights
Akaslompolo

On the 7th (Tue), explore the activities along Pakasaivo, then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and then look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head outdoors with Scandinavian Adventures and then head outdoors with Seven Fells Up.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Akaslompolo trip builder website .

Drive from Rovaniemi to Akaslompolo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Inari.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Pakasaivo, Nature & Wildlife Tours
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Scandinavian Adventures ©
Scandinavian Adventures

4
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Gold Prospector Museum. Get outdoors at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus and Inari Reindeerfarm. Take a break from Inari with a short trip to Urho Kekkonen National Park in Saariselka, about 1h 45 min away. Spend the 12th (Sun) exploring nature at Lemmenjoki National Park.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Inari online sightseeing planner .

Drive from Akaslompolo to Inari in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Inari can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Inari

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

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

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Salla Ski Resort, contemplate the long history of Paikanselan Taistelualue, and then brush up on your military savvy at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Salla attractions planner.

Getting from Inari to Salla by car takes about 5 hours. August in Salla sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Posio.

Things to do in Salla

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort

2
nights
Posio

Posio ©
Posio is a municipality of Finland. On the 14th (Tue), explore the striking landscape of Riisitunturi National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Pentik Hill and then explore the striking landscape at Korouoma Canyon.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Posio trip itinerary tool .

You can drive from Salla to Posio in 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Posio

Nature Parks Museums
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Korouoma Canyon ©
Korouoma Canyon
Riisitunturi National Park ©
Riisitunturi National Park

2
nights
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
On the 16th (Thu), take an exotic tour of a safari tour, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Sodankyla, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Kopara Reindeer Park. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Pyhatunturi trip planner .

Traveling by car from Posio to Pyhatunturi takes 2.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Pyhatunturi can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Kopara Reindeer Park, Church of Sodankyla
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Safaris
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla

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