20 days in Lapland Itinerary

20 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Pyhatunturi
— 3 nights
2
Saariselka
— 4 nights
3
Kilpisjarvi
— 2 nights
4
Levi
— 4 nights
5
Rovaniemi
— 6 nights

3
nights
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Pyhatunturi: Sodankyla (Church of Sodankyla & Museum - Gallery Alariesto). Spend the 2nd (Sun) exploring nature at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Pyhatunturi trip builder website.

Tallinn, Estonia to Pyhatunturi is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Tallinn in August: high temperatures in Pyhatunturi hover around 20°C and lows are around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Luosto, Sodankyla, Pyhatunturi
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland
Luosto ©
Luosto

4
nights
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Saariselka side-trips: Inari (Juutua Nature Trail, Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, &more). There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape of Urho Kekkonen National Park, stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Saariselka trip itinerary maker website.

Drive from Pyhatunturi to Saariselka in 2.5 hours. August in Saariselka sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kilpisjarvi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Inari
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari

2
nights
Kilpisjarvi

Kilpisjarvi ©
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): make a trip to Saana. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Mon): hike along Tsahkal Falls and then don't miss a visit to The Three Nations' Border Point.

Plan my day in Kilpisjarvi using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Saariselka to Kilpisjarvi in 6.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Saariselka to Kilpisjarvi due to the time zone difference. In August, daily temperatures in Kilpisjarvi can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Kilpisjarvi

Wildlife · Outdoors · Nature
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Saana ©
Saana

4
nights
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Change things up with these side-trips from Levi: Muonio (Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins, &more). Spend the 11th (Tue) on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. The adventure continues: fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort, take some stellar pictures from Huippupolku, Peak Trail in Levi, find something for the whole family at Levi Huskypark, and don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Levi trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Kilpisjarvi to Levi in 3.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Kilpisjarvi to Levi is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in August, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors

Side Trips

Muonio, Giewont Husky Adventures, Levi Huskypark, Yllas Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

6
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rovaniemi: Ranua Zoo (in Ranua) and Korouoma Canyon (in Posio). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, see Santa Claus Office, see the interesting displays at Christmas House Santa, and explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Levi to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Ranua Zoo, Korouoma Canyon
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Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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