20 days in Lapland Itinerary

20 days in Lapland Itinerary

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20 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Copenhagen
Fly + Drive:  9​h 15​min
1
Pyhatunturi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Saariselka
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Muonio
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Kittila
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Kemi
— 1 night
train:  1​h 30​min
6
Rovaniemi
— 6 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Copenhagen

1
night
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
On the 17th (Sun), explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Pyhatunturi, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Sodankyla, and then admire all the interesting features of Amethyst Mine Lapland.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Pyhatunturi travel planner.

Copenhagen, Denmark to Pyhatunturi is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Copenhagen to Pyhatunturi due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Copenhagen, expect a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Pyhatunturi, ranging from highs of -1°C to lows of -13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

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

4
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Change things up with these side-trips from Saariselka: Inari (Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, Siida, & more). On the 20th (Wed), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Saariselka travel planning site .

You can drive from Pyhatunturi to Saariselka in 2.5 hours. In March in Saariselka, expect temperatures between -1°C during the day and -12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Inari
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park

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. On the 23rd (Sat), ski the day away in the pristine settings at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Yllas Ski Resort, get interesting insight from Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages, contemplate the waterfront views at Pakasaivo, and steep yourself in history at Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Muonio trip itinerary planning app .

Getting from Saariselka to Muonio by car takes about 3.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to -1°C, and evening lows to -12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to Kittila.

Things to do in Muonio

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Yllas Ski Resort
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages ©

3
nights
Kittila

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. Explore Kittila's surroundings by going to Akaslompolo (Safaris & Seven Fells Up). On the 26th (Tue), ski the day away in the pristine settings at Levi Ski Resort. There's still lots to do: explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, have some family-friendly fun at Kid's Land, don't miss a visit to Snow Village, and look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Kittila tour itinerary planning website .

Getting from Muonio to Kittila by car takes about an hour. In March, plan for daily highs up to 0°C, and evening lows to -10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can drive to Kemi.

Things to do in Kittila

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Levi, Akaslompolo
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

1
night
Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kemi Church, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tornio Church.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Kemi holiday app .

You can drive from Kittila to Kemi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In March in Kemi, expect temperatures between 0°C during the day and -10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kemi

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tornio Church
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Sampo Icebreaker ©
Sampo Icebreaker
Kemi Church ©
Kemi Church

6
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Step out of Rovaniemi with an excursion to Korouoma Canyon in Posio--about 1h 40 min away. The adventure continues: find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, admire the sheer force of Auttikongas, explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, and identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip maker tool .

Traveling by train from Kemi to Rovaniemi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around -1°C in March, and nighttime lows around -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Korouoma Canyon
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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