16 days in Lapland Itinerary

16 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
2
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
3
Inari
— 4 nights
4
Salla
— 1 night
5
Posio
— 2 nights
6
Pyhatunturi
— 2 nights

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Get outdoors at Auttikongas and Hiidenkirnut. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Syvasenvaara Fell and German Soldier s Cemetery. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, get engrossed in the history at Forestry Museum of Lapland, browse the collection at Rovaniemi City Library, and shop like a local with Marttiini Store Old Factory.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Traveling from Singapore to Rovaniemi, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Singapore in August, with highs in Rovaniemi at 20°C and lows at 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to drive 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), contemplate the waterfront views at Pakasaivo, take a memorable tour with Tours, and then look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop. Here are some ideas for day two: head outdoors with Seven Fells Up.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Akaslompolo trip website.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Akaslompolo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Akaslompolo sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Inari.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

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

4
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Lake Inari. Do some cultural sightseeing at Gold Prospector Museum and Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel. When in Inari, make a side trip to see Urho Kekkonen National Park in Saariselka, approximately Saariselka away. Spend the 12th (Sun) exploring nature at Lemmenjoki National Park. There's lots more to do: relax in the rural setting at Inari Reindeer Farm, get a taste of life in the country at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, hike along Juutua Nature Trail, and explore the venue of The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Inari trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Akaslompolo to Inari by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or 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 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Inari

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Gold Prospector Museum, Urho Kekkonen National Park, Lemmenjoki National Park
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Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki 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, then contemplate the long history of Paikanselan Taistelualue, and then get engrossed in the history at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Salla tour itinerary builder site.

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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Posio.

Things to do in Salla

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction ©
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction
Paikanselan Taistelualue ©
Paikanselan Taistelualue

2
nights
Posio

Posio ©
Posio is a municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Riisitunturi National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Wed): get a taste of the local shopping with Pentik Hill and then explore the striking landscape at Korouoma Canyon.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Posio trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Salla to Posio takes 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Posio can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Posio

Nature · Parks · Museums
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Riisitunturi National Park ©
Riisitunturi National Park
Korouoma Canyon ©
Korouoma Canyon
Pentik Hill ©
Pentik Hill

2
nights
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Sodankyla and then identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

For ratings and tourist information, read Pyhatunturi travel planner.

You can drive from Posio to Pyhatunturi in 2.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Church of Sodankyla, Kopara Reindeer Park
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla
Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park

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