30 days in Lapland Itinerary

30 days in Lapland Itinerary

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30 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Zurich
Fly + Drive:  9​h 30​min
1
Tornio
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
2
Kilpisjarvi
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Enontekio
— 3 nights
bus:  2​h 45​min
4
Levi
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
5
Inari
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Pyhatunturi
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Posio
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Rovaniemi
— 6 nights
Fly:  8​h
End: Zurich

2
nights
Tornio

Tornio ©
Tornio is a city and municipality in Lapland, Finland. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): get in on the family fun at Duudsonit Activity Park - TornioHaparanda, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tornio Church, and then get engrossed in the history at The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley. On the next day, contemplate the waterfront views at Kukkolankoski, then play a few rounds at Tornio Golf, and then take in panoramic vistas at Tornion vesitorni.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Tornio trip planner.

Zurich, Switzerland to Tornio is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Zurich to Tornio is 1 hour. In September, Tornio is a bit cooler than Zurich - with highs of 15°C and lows of 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Kilpisjarvi.

Things to do in Tornio

Outdoors Theme Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

Kukkolankoski
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Tornio Golf ©
Tornio Golf

3
nights
Kilpisjarvi

Kilpisjarvi ©
Kilpisjarvi is known for nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Saana and take in the dramatic scenery at Tsahkal Falls.

For photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Kilpisjarvi travel route planner .

Getting from Tornio to Kilpisjarvi by car takes about 5.5 hours. Traveling from Tornio to Kilpisjarvi, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. September in Kilpisjarvi sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Enontekio.

Things to do in Kilpisjarvi

Nature Wildlife Parks
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Saana ©
Saana

3
nights
Enontekio

Enontekio ©
Step out of Enontekio to go to Karesuvanto and see Jarama WWII Fortification Camp, which is approximately 34 minutes away.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Enontekio road trip planning site .

Explore your travel options from Kilpisjarvi to Enontekio with the Route module. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in September, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can catcht the bus to Levi.

Things to do in Enontekio

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Jarama WWII Fortification Camp
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Enontekio Church ©
Enontekio Church
Jyppyra lookout ©
Jyppyra lookout
Pyhakero ©
Pyhakero

4
nights
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Explore Levi's surroundings by going to Scandinavian Adventures (in Akaslompolo), Muonio (Pakasaivo & Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins) and Nature & Wildlife Tours (in Kittila). There's lots more to do: ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort, get a taste of the local shopping with Elan Ski Shop & Rental, look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and have some family-friendly fun at G2 ICEKARTING.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Levi trip planner .

You can take a bus from Enontekio to Levi in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in September, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Muonio, Kittila, Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, Scandinavian Adventures
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental

4
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Explore Inari's surroundings by going to Saariselka (Hippupuoti Gift Shop & Urho Kekkonen National Park). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, get a taste of life in the country at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, stroll through Juutua Nature Trail, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Inari attractions planner .

Fly from Levi to Inari in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Inari can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Saariselka
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari

4
nights
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Venture out of the city with trips to Salla (Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction & Paikanselan Taistelualue), Sodankyla (Museum - Gallery Alariesto & Church of Sodankyla) and Joutsijarven Bunkkerit (in Kemijarvi).

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Pyhatunturi road trip planning tool .

You can drive from Inari to Pyhatunturi in 3.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Pyhatunturi can reach 14°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Posio.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Luosto, Sodankyla, Salla, Joutsijarven Bunkkerit
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland
Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park

3
nights
Posio

Posio ©
Posio is a municipality of Finland. When in Posio, make a side trip to see Syote National Park in Syote, approximately 1h 10 min away. Spend the 23rd (Mon) exploring nature at Riisitunturi National Park. It doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Korouoma Canyon and take in the exciting artwork at Pentik Hill.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Posio day trip tool .

You can drive from Pyhatunturi to Posio in 2.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Posio are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Posio

Nature Parks Museums

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.
Rovaniemi is known for wildlife, museums, fun & games, nightlife, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, see Santa Claus Office, get a taste of life in the country at Orbas Reindeer Farm, and Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip website .

You can drive from Posio to Rovaniemi in 2 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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