18 days in Lapland Itinerary

18 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Pyhatunturi
— 3 nights
2
Inari
— 3 nights
3
Muonio
— 2 nights
4
Kemi
— 3 nights
5
Rovaniemi
— 6 nights

3
nights
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Get some historical perspective at Church of Sodankyla and Paikanselan Taistelualue. Escape the urban bustle at Pyha-Luosto National Park and Kopara Reindeer Park. When in Pyhatunturi, make a side trip to see Joutsijarven Bunkkerit in Kemijarvi, approximately Kemijarvi away.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Pyhatunturi trip builder app.

Berlin, Germany to Pyhatunturi is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in August, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Luosto, Sodankyla, Pyhatunturi, Paikanselan Taistelualue, Joutsijarven Bunkkerit
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Pyhatunturi ©
Pyhatunturi

3
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel will appeal to history buffs. Get outdoors at Urho Kekkonen National Park and Juutua Nature Trail. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Inari: Saariselka (Nature & Wildlife Tours & Angry Birds Activity Park). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, head outdoors with Lake Inari, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church.

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

Getting from Pyhatunturi to Inari by car takes about 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in August, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Side Trip

Saariselka
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

2
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. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. On your second day here, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Enontekio Church, then glide through natural beauty at Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages, then contemplate the long history of Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Sarkitunturi.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Muonio visit planner.

Getting from Inari to Muonio by car takes about 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in August, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Kemi.

Things to do in Muonio

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Enontekio Church
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages ©
Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages
Sarkitunturi ©
Sarkitunturi

3
nights
Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. Get in touch with nature at SnowCastle of Kemi and Kotielainpuisto Arkadia. Popular historic sites such as Kemi Church and Tornio Church are in your itinerary. Step out of Kemi with an excursion to Kukkolankoski in Kukkola--about 46 minutes away. There's much more to do: head off the coast to Perameren Kansallispuisto, find something for the whole family at Duudsonit Activity Park - TornioHaparanda, enjoy breathtaking views from Tornion vesitorni, and get engrossed in the history at The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Kemi trip builder.

Traveling by car from Muonio to Kemi takes 4 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kemi

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

Tornio, Kotielainpuisto Arkadia, Kukkolankoski
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SnowCastle of Kemi ©
SnowCastle of Kemi
Kotielainpuisto Arkadia ©
Kotielainpuisto Arkadia
Kemi Church ©
Kemi Church

6
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Step out of the city life by going to Ranua Zoo and Auttikongas. Get some historical perspective at Rovaniemi Church and Maupertuis Memorial. Change things up with a short trip to Eeron Polku Trail in Pello (about 1h 15 min away). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, see Santa Claus Office, get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, and make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi road trip planner.

You can drive from Kemi to Rovaniemi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Pello, Ranua Zoo
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Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

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