21 days in Lapland Itinerary

21 days in Lapland Itinerary

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21 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly + Drive:  10​h
1
Pyhatunturi
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Inari
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Kilpisjarvi
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Muonio
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Kittila
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Rovaniemi
— 6 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Brussels

1
night
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): take an exotic tour of a safari tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Kopara Reindeer Park, and then admire all the interesting features of Amethyst Mine Lapland. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Pyhatunturi itinerary builder .

Brussels, Belgium to Pyhatunturi is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Brussels to Pyhatunturi. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Brussels in July: high temperatures in Pyhatunturi hover around 23°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Luosto
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

4
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Step off the beaten path and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Lake Inari. Step out of the city life by going to Urho Kekkonen National Park and Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Inari road trip site .

Traveling by car from Pyhatunturi to Inari takes 3.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Inari can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kilpisjarvi.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Kilpisjarvi

Kilpisjarvi ©
On the 27th (Sat), take in the dramatic scenery at Tsahkal Falls and then don't miss a visit to Saana. On the 28th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to The Three Nations' Border Point and then head outdoors with Kukkolankoski.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Kilpisjarvi travel route builder site .

Drive from Inari to Kilpisjarvi in 6 hours. Traveling from Inari to Kilpisjarvi, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July in Kilpisjarvi, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Kilpisjarvi

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Saana ©
Saana

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. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park and Pakasaivo. Step out of the city life by going to Keimiotunturi Fell and Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages. There's more to do: hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort and contemplate the long history of Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Muonio road trip app .

You can drive from Kilpisjarvi to Muonio in 3 hours. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 1 hour. July in Muonio sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can go by car to Kittila.

Things to do in Muonio

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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. Escape the urban bustle at Seven Fells Up and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Explore hidden gems such as Elan Ski Shop & Rental and Scandinavian Adventures. On the 3rd (Sat), ski the day away in the pristine settings at Levi Ski Resort. There's still lots to do: have some family-friendly fun at G2 Ice Karting Levi.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Kittila road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Muonio to Kittila takes 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kittila

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trips

Levi, Akaslompolo
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Scandinavian Adventures ©
Scandinavian Adventures
Nature & Wildlife Tours

6
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Step off the beaten path and head to Feelapland and Rovaniemi City Library. Step out of the city life by going to Auttikongas and Korouoma Canyon. Step out of Rovaniemi to go to Kemi and see Sampo Icebreaker, which is approximately 1h 55 min away. There's still lots to do: find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, see the interesting displays at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and hit the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy.

To see where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary builder website .

Getting from Kittila to Rovaniemi by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Korouoma Canyon, Sampo Icebreaker
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Korouoma Canyon ©
Korouoma Canyon
Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy

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