16 days in Lapland Itinerary

16 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Pyhatunturi
— 3 nights
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Saariselka
— 3 nights
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Rovaniemi
— 7 nights

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Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Visiting Pyha-Luosto National Park and Pyhatunturi will get you outdoors. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Luosto Adventures and Bliss Adventure. Change things up with these side-trips from Pyhatunturi: Ski Resort Suomutunturi (in Suomu) and Church of Sodankyla (in Sodankyla).

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Pyhatunturi trip itinerary planner.

Minneapolis, USA to Pyhatunturi is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Minneapolis to Pyhatunturi. Traveling from Minneapolis in November, things will get a bit cooler in Pyhatunturi: highs are around 26°F and lows about 17°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Pyhatunturi ©
Pyhatunturi
Ski Resort Suomutunturi
Ski Resort Suomutunturi

3
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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Club Nord and Saariselka Reindeer Farm. Explore Saariselka's surroundings by going to Inari (Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, Inari Reindeer Farm, &more). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum and find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Saariselka trip planner.

Drive from Pyhatunturi to Saariselka in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In November, daytime highs in Saariselka are 27°F, while nighttime lows are 16°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

7
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Get in touch with nature at Napapiirin Porofarmi and Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Tatuka Reindeerfarm and Auttikongas. Step out of Rovaniemi to go to Pello and see Ski Resort Ritavalkea, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. There's lots more to do: Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery, try your luck at Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi, and relax in the rural setting at Orbas Reindeer Farm.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi road trip planning app.

Drive from Saariselka to Rovaniemi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between 22°F during the day and 11°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Winter Sports

Side Trips

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Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy
Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas
Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi ©
Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi

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