23 days in Lapland Itinerary

23 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Pyhatunturi
— 1 night
2
Posio
— 2 nights
3
Inari
— 4 nights
4
Muonio
— 3 nights
5
Kittila
— 3 nights
6
Rovaniemi
— 7 nights

1
night
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
On the 16th (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at Kopara Reindeer Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Pyhatunturi road trip website.

Newark, USA to Pyhatunturi is an approximately 18-hour combination of car and flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Newark to Pyhatunturi due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Newark in September: high temperatures in Pyhatunturi hover around °F and lows are around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to drive to Posio.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kopara Reindeer Park
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park

2
nights
Posio

Posio ©
Posio is a municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Riisitunturi National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Thu): view the masterpieces at Pentik Hill and then explore the striking landscape at Korouoma Canyon.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Posio trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Pyhatunturi to Posio takes 2.5 hours. September in Posio sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Posio

Parks Nature Museums
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Riisitunturi National Park ©
Riisitunturi National Park
Korouoma Canyon ©
Korouoma Canyon
Pentik Hill ©
Pentik Hill

4
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Lemmenjoki National Park and Inari Reindeer Farm. Step out of the city life by going to Urho Kekkonen National Park and Juutua Nature Trail. Go for a jaunt from Inari to Tankavaara to see Gold Prospector Museum about 1h 25 min away. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, explore the venue of The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, get outside with Lake Inari, and get a taste of life in the country at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus.

Planning Inari trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

You can drive from Posio to Inari in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In September in Inari, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Inari

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Urho Kekkonen National Park, Lemmenjoki National Park, Gold Prospector Museum
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 24:
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Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari

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 discover tucked-away gems like Pakasaivo and Keimiotunturi Fell. Escape the urban bustle at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park and Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages. Change things up with a short trip to Enontekio Church in Enontekio (about 56 minutes away). It doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins and see the interesting displays at Muonion Kotiseutumuseo.

To find photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Muonio trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Inari to Muonio in 3.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Muonio can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to drive to Kittila.

Things to do in Muonio

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Enontekio Church
Find places to stay Sep 24 — 27:
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages ©
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. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Giewont Husky Adventures and Akaslompolo Sportshop. Step out of the city life by going to Konijanka Petting Zoo and Seven Fells Up. The adventure continues: experience rural life at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and get interesting insight from Tours.

Make your Kittila itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Muonio to Kittila takes an hour. September in Kittila sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kittila

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Akaslompolo, Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm
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Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Giewont Husky Adventures ©
Giewont Husky Adventures

7
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Visiting Syvasenvaara Fell and Tatuka Reindeerfarm will get you outdoors. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Auttikongas and Korundi House of Culture. There's still lots to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery, see the interesting displays at Christmas House Santa, catch all the local highlights with Feelapland, and have fun at Santa Claus Office.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip planner.

Drive from Kittila to Rovaniemi in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Tatuka Reindeerfarm
Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 7:
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Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy
Korundi House of Culture ©
Korundi House of Culture

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