28 days in Lapland Itinerary

28 days in Lapland Itinerary

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28 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Tampere
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Kittila
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Rovaniemi
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Pyhatunturi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Posio
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Salla
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Saariselka
— 6 nights
+2
bus + Fly + train:  5​h 30​min
End: Tampere

4
nights
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. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm. Step out of the city life by going to Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park and Pakasaivo. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kittila: Enontekio (Jyppyra lookout & Enontekio Church) and Levi Huskypark (in Kongas). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Yllas Ski Resort, don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, and experience rural life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

To see maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Kittila online tour itinerary planner .

Tampere to Kittila is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Tampere in June, expect nights in Kittila to be about the same, around 7°C, while days are little chillier, around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kittila

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Enontekio, Muonio, Kongas, Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, Yllas Ski Resort
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

7
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 German Soldier s Cemetery and Lumberjack's Candle Bridge. Take a break from the city and head to Auttikongas and Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy. Get out of town with these interesting Rovaniemi side-trips: Pello (Maupertuis Memorial & Eeron Polku Trail), Kemi Church (in Kemi) and Tornio Church (in Tornio). And it doesn't end there: Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, explore the striking landscape at Hiidenkirnut, make a trip to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas, and examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Kittila to Rovaniemi in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Pello, Kemi Church, Tornio Church
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Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery
Kemi Church ©
Kemi Church

3
nights
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Pyha-Luosto National Park and Church of Sodankyla. Escape the urban bustle at Kopara Reindeer Park and Luosto.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Pyhatunturi trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Pyhatunturi takes 2.5 hours. July in Pyhatunturi sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Posio.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Sodankyla, Luosto
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Safaris

3
nights
Posio

Posio ©
Posio is a municipality of Finland. Escape the urban bustle at Riisitunturi National Park and Korouoma Canyon. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Syote National Park and Pentik Hill.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Posio trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Pyhatunturi to Posio takes 2.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Posio

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Syote National Park
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Riisitunturi National Park ©
Riisitunturi National Park
Syote National Park ©
Syote National Park
Pentik Hill ©
Pentik Hill

4
nights
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction and Paikanselan Taistelualue. There's more to do: stroll through Salla Ski Resort.

To find more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Salla vacation builder website .

Traveling by car from Posio to Salla takes 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. On the 21st (Sat), you'll travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Salla

Winter Sports Parks Outdoors
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort

6
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Explore hidden gems such as Nature & Wildlife Tours and Inari Reindeerfarm. Popular historic sites such as Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Saariselka: Inari (Lake Inari, The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, & more). On the 25th (Wed), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Saariselka day trip site .

You can drive from Salla to Saariselka in 4 hours. July in Saariselka sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari

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