22 days in Lapland Itinerary

22 days in Lapland Itinerary

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22 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly + Drive:  9​h 45​min
1
Kongas
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Inari
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Pyhatunturi
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Posio
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Rovaniemi
— 6 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: Manchester

4
nights
Kongas

Kongas ©
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Scandinavian Adventures and Giewont Husky Adventures. Get outdoors at Pakasaivo and Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages. Change things up with these side-trips from Kongas: Jyppyra lookout (in Enontekio), Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins (in Muonio) and Jemes Sport (in Yllasjarvi).

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Kongas trip itinerary maker website .

Manchester, UK to Kongas is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Manchester to Kongas. Traveling from Manchester in June, expect Kongas to be little chillier, temps between 17°C and 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Kongas

Outdoors Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Muonio, Levi, Kittila, Scandinavian Adventures, Jyppyra lookout
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Scandinavian Adventures ©
Scandinavian Adventures
Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages ©
Jemes Sport ©
Jemes Sport

4
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Lemmenjoki National Park and Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Inari: Saariselka (Action Park & Hippupuoti Gift Shop) and Gold Prospector Museum (in Tankavaara). There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, experience rural life at Inari Reindeer Farm, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church, and get great views at Otsamo Fell.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Inari day trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Kongas to Inari takes 2.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Inari can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Inari

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hippupuoti Gift Shop, Lemmenjoki National Park, Gold Prospector Museum
Find places to stay Jun 10 — 14:
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Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

4
nights
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Get in touch with nature at Pyha-Luosto National Park and Luosto. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Luosto Adventures and Church of Sodankyla. Venture out of the city with trips to Museum - Gallery Alariesto (in Sodankyla), Joutsijarven Bunkkerit (in Kemijarvi) and Salla (Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction & Paikanselan Taistelualue).

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Pyhatunturi online tour itinerary maker .

Drive from Inari to Pyhatunturi in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in June, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Posio.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Luosto, Sodankyla, Salla, Pyhatunturi, Joutsijarven Bunkkerit
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Pyhatunturi ©
Pyhatunturi
Luosto ©
Luosto

3
nights
Posio

Posio ©
Posio is a municipality of Finland. Take a break from the city and head to Korouoma Canyon and Syote National Park. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Riisitunturi National Park and Pentik Hill.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Posio road trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Pyhatunturi to Posio takes 2.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Posio are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Posio

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Syote National Park
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Korouoma Canyon ©
Korouoma Canyon
Riisitunturi National Park ©
Riisitunturi National Park
Syote National Park ©
Syote National Park

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 Auttikongas and Arctic Emotions Oy. Explore hidden gems such as Fishing Charters & Tours and German Soldier s Cemetery. Venture out of the city with trips to The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley (in Tornio), Kemi (Perameren Kansallispuisto & Kemi Church) and Kotielainpuisto Arkadia (in Simo). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Poro Farmi, examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, take an in-depth tour of Rovaniemi Local History Museum, and stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi route planner.

You can drive from Posio to Rovaniemi in 2 hours. In June in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Kemi, Kotielainpuisto Arkadia, The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley
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Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas
Fishing Charters & Tours
Arctic Emotions Oy ©
Arctic Emotions Oy

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