18 days in Lapland Itinerary

18 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
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Posio
— 3 nights
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Pyhatunturi
— 3 nights
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Akaslompolo
— 3 nights
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Inari
— 4 nights

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Explore hidden gems such as Auttikongas and Korundi House of Culture. Escape the urban bustle at Syvasenvaara Fell and Eeron Polku Trail. Step out of Rovaniemi to go to Ylitornio and see Tatuka Reindeerfarm, which is approximately 38 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery, have some family-friendly fun at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, examine the collection at Christmas House Santa, and explore the striking landscape at Hiidenkirnut.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi day trip website.

Taipei, Taiwan to Rovaniemi is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Taipei Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Taipei in September, expect Rovaniemi to be cooler, temps between 13°C and 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Posio.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 29 — Oct 1:
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Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas
Korundi House of Culture ©
Korundi House of Culture
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery

3
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Posio

Posio ©
Posio is a municipality of Finland. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Korouoma Canyon and Riisitunturi National Park. Go for a jaunt from Posio to Syote to see Syote National Park about 1h 10 min away. The adventure continues: view the masterpieces at Pentik Hill.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Posio visit planning app.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Posio takes 2 hours. In October in Posio, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Posio

Parks · Nature · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 1 — 4:
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Riisitunturi National Park ©
Riisitunturi National Park
Syote National Park ©
Syote National Park
Korouoma Canyon ©
Korouoma Canyon

3
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Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Discover out-of-the-way places like Pyha-Luosto National Park and Salla Ski Resort. Explore Pyhatunturi's surroundings by going to Salla (Paikanselan Taistelualue & Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction).

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Pyhatunturi trip planner.

Drive from Posio to Pyhatunturi in 2.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Pyhatunturi can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -2°C. On the 7th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 4 — 7:
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort

3
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Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Pakasaivo and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Get outdoors at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park and Seven Fells Up. Explore Akaslompolo's surroundings by going to Giewont Husky Adventures (in Kittila) and Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm (in Kongas).

To see other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Akaslompolo trip builder app.

Getting from Pyhatunturi to Akaslompolo by car takes about 3 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Akaslompolo can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Inari.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 7 — 10:
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Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Pakasaivo ©
Pakasaivo
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

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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 Lemmenjoki National Park and Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church. Take a break from the city and head to Urho Kekkonen National Park and Lake Inari. Step out of Inari with an excursion to Angry Birds Activity Park in Saariselka--about 1 hour away. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Juutua Nature Trail, tour or see a show at The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, get a taste of life in the country at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, and relax in the rural setting at Inari Reindeer Farm.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Inari journey planner.

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Inari in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Inari

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 10 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari

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