18 days in Lapland Itinerary

18 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 5 nights
Drive
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Posio
— 3 nights
Drive
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Muonio
— 3 nights
Drive
4
Inari
— 3 nights
Drive
5
Pyhatunturi
— 3 nights
Drive to Rovaniemi Airport, Fly to Berlin-Tegel Airport

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Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Auttikongas and German Soldier s Cemetery. Visiting Syvasenvaara Fell and Hiidenkirnut will get you outdoors. Step out of Rovaniemi to go to Kittila and see Giewont Husky Adventures, which is approximately 1h 55 min away. And it doesn't end there: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, have fun at Angry Birds Park, identify plant and animal life at Arctic Emotions Oy, and take an in-depth tour of Rovaniemi Local History Museum.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi travel itinerary planner.

Berlin, Germany to Rovaniemi is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Posio.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Nature

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Auttikongas ©
Must see
Auttikongas
4.6
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Fishing Charter / Tour
Fishing Charters & Tours
4.8
Arctic Emotions Oy ©
Wildlife Area
Arctic Emotions Oy
5.0

3
nights
Posio

Posio is a municipality of Finland. Step out of the city life by going to Korouoma Canyon and Ski Resort Suomutunturi. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Riisitunturi National Park and Pentik Hill.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Posio day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Posio takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in August, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Posio

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

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Korouoma Canyon ©
Must see
Korouoma Canyon
5.0
Ski Resort Suomutunturi
Cross-country Ski Area
Ski Resort Suomutunturi
1.0

3
nights
Muonio

Muonio is a municipality of Finland.The town is located in far northern Finland above the Arctic Circle on the country's western border, within the area of the former Lappi province. Step off the beaten path and head to Pakasaivo and Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages. Take a break from the city and head to Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park and Keimiotunturi Fell. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Muonio: Konijanka Petting Zoo (in Akaslompolo) and Enontekio (Jyppyra lookout & Enontekio Church). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Muonion Kotiseutumuseo.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Muonio driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Posio to Muonio takes 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in August, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Muonio

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Pakasaivo ©
Water Body
Pakasaivo
4.4
Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages ©
Cross-country Ski Area
Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages
4.5

3
nights
Inari

Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Step out of the city life by going to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Lake Inari. Step off the beaten path and head to Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Gold Prospector Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Inari: Saariselka (Shamaan Design - Lappi Shop & Saariselka Reindeer Farm). There's lots more to do: take some stellar pictures from Otsamo Fell, experience rural life at Tuula's Reindeer, and trek along Juutua Nature Trail.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Inari road trip tool.

You can drive from Muonio to Inari in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in August, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

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Nature / Wildlife Tour
Nature & Wildlife Tours
5.0
Lake Inari ©
Outdoor Activity
Lake Inari
4.5

3
nights
Pyhatunturi

Visiting Pyha-Luosto National Park and Isokuru will get you outdoors. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Luosto Adventures and Church of Sodankyla.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Pyhatunturi day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Inari to Pyhatunturi in 3.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Pyhatunturi can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Pyhatunturi ©
Ski Area
Pyhatunturi
4.6
Luosto ©
Mountain
Luosto
4.2

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