18 days in Lapland Itinerary

18 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 5 nights
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Posio
— 3 nights
3
Muonio
— 3 nights
4
Inari
— 3 nights
5
Pyhatunturi
— 3 nights

5
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
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 Angry Birds Park. 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: stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery, identify plant and animal life at Arctic Emotions Oy, tour the pleasant surroundings at Napapiirin Porofarmi, and get engrossed in the history at Rovaniemi Local History Museum.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi tour 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 changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Posio.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trip

Giewont Husky Adventures
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Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas
Fishing Charters & Tours
Arctic Emotions Oy ©
Arctic Emotions Oy

3
nights
Posio

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

Side Trip

Ski Resort Suomutunturi
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Korouoma Canyon ©
Korouoma Canyon
Riisitunturi National Park ©
Riisitunturi National Park
Ski Resort Suomutunturi
Ski Resort Suomutunturi

3
nights
Muonio

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 Enontekio Church. 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 Jyppyra lookout (in Enontekio). There's more to do: get a dose of the wild on Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages and examine the collection at Muonion Kotiseutumuseo.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Muonio holiday planner.

Drive from Posio to Muonio in 4.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Muonio are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Muonio

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Enontekio, Konijanka Petting Zoo
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Pakasaivo ©
Pakasaivo
Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages ©
Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

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 Lake Inari and Juutua Nature Trail. Step off the beaten path and head to Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Saariselka Reindeer Farm. Change things up with these side-trips from Inari: Shamaan Design - Lappi Shop (in Saariselka) and Gold Prospector Museum (in Tankavaara). There's lots more to do: take some stellar pictures from Otsamo Fell, experience rural life at Inari Reindeer Farm, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

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 · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Saariselka, Gold Prospector Museum
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

3
nights
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Visiting Pyha-Luosto National Park and Pyhatunturi will get you outdoors. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Isokuru and Luosto. Change things up with a short trip to Church of Sodankyla in Sodankyla (about 52 minutes away).

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

Side Trips

Sodankyla, Luosto, Pyhatunturi
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Pyhatunturi ©
Pyhatunturi
Luosto ©
Luosto

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