19 days in Lapland Itinerary

19 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Saariselka
— 3 nights
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Salla
— 3 nights
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Luosto
— 3 nights
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Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
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Kittila
— 3 nights

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Gold Prospector Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Saariselka: Inari (Inari Reindeer Farm, Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, &more). And it doesn't end there: fly down the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park, pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, and get in on the family fun at Angry Birds Activity Park.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Saariselka trip planner.

Taipei, Taiwan to Saariselka is an approximately 25-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Taipei to Saariselka is minus 6 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Taipei in September: high temperatures in Saariselka hover around 13°C and lows are around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Salla.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Theme Parks · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

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Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park

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Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Riisitunturi National Park and Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Paikanselan Taistelualue and tour the pleasant surroundings at Salla Ski Resort.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Salla trip planning website.

You can drive from Saariselka to Salla in 4 hours. October in Salla sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Luosto.

Things to do in Salla

Parks · Nature · Winter Sports · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Riisitunturi National Park ©
Riisitunturi National Park
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction ©
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction
Paikanselan Taistelualue ©
Paikanselan Taistelualue

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Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
Explore hidden gems such as Pyha-Luosto National Park and Church of Sodankyla. Step out of Luosto to go to Sodankyla and see Museum - Gallery Alariesto, which is approximately 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Kopara Reindeer Park, take in the awesome beauty at Luosto, and discover the riches below the earth's surface at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Luosto trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Salla to Luosto in 2 hours. In October in Luosto, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Luosto

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Syvasenvaara Fell and Santa's House of Snowmobiles. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, examine the collection at Christmas House Santa, and make a trip to Santa Claus Office.

Find out how to plan Rovaniemi trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

You can drive from Luosto to Rovaniemi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can drive to Kittila.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Korundi House of Culture ©
Korundi House of Culture

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Kittila

Kittilä is a municipality of Finland and a popular holiday resort.It is located in northern Finland north of the Arctic Circle within the Lapland region. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Giewont Husky Adventures and Levi Huskypark. Take a break from Kittila with a short trip to Seven Fells Up in Akaslompolo, about 46 minutes away. The adventure continues: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, experience rural life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts Einari Junttila, and take in the exciting artwork at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Kittila journey planner.

Drive from Rovaniemi to Kittila in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in October, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kittila

Outdoors · Theme Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Giewont Husky Adventures ©
Giewont Husky Adventures
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up

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