30 days in Lapland Itinerary

30 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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 + Shuttle:  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): tour or see a game at Duudsonit Activity Park - TornioHaparanda, pause for some serene contemplation at Tornio Church, and then take an in-depth tour of The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Kukkolankoski, tee off at Tornio Golf, and then take in panoramic vistas at Tornion vesitorni.

For maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Tornio trip planner.

Zurich, Switzerland to Tornio is an approximately 16.5- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Zurich to Tornio due to the time zone difference. In September, Tornio is a bit cooler than Zurich - with highs of 15°C and lows of 6°C. Cap off 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
The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley ©
The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley
Duudsonit Activity Park - TornioHaparanda ©
Duudsonit Activity Park - TornioHaparanda

3
nights
Kilpisjarvi

Kilpisjarvi ©
Kilpisjarvi is known for nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Saana and admire the sheer force of Tsahkal Falls.

For reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Kilpisjarvi online travel planner.

Traveling by car from Tornio to Kilpisjarvi takes 6 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tornio to Kilpisjarvi. In September in Kilpisjarvi, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 7°C at night. On the 6th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Enontekio.

Things to do in Kilpisjarvi

Wildlife Outdoors Nature
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Saana ©
Saana

3
nights
Enontekio

Enontekio ©
Step out of Enontekio with an excursion to Jarama WWII Fortification Camp in Karesuvanto--about 36 minutes away.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Enontekio travel route planner.

Explore your travel options from Kilpisjarvi to Enontekio with the Route module. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kilpisjarvi to Enontekio. In September, plan for daily highs up to 12°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to take a 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Levi side-trips: Muonio (Pakasaivo & Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins) and Nature & Wildlife Tours (in Kittila). There's lots more to do: grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort, don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, take a stroll through Ounasjoki - River for activities, and look for gifts at Elan Ski Shop & Rental.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Levi tour itinerary planner.

You can take a bus from Enontekio to Levi in 3 hours. September in Levi sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Muonio, Kittila, Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Giewont Husky Adventures ©
Giewont Husky Adventures
G2 ICEKARTING ©
G2 ICEKARTING

4
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Get out of town with these interesting Inari side-trips: Saariselka (Hippupuoti Gift Shop & Urho Kekkonen National Park). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, and experience rural life at Inari Reindeer Farm.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Inari travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Levi to Inari by combination of flight and shuttle takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September in Inari, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trip

Saariselka
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

4
nights
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Change things up with these side-trips from Pyhatunturi: Joutsijarven Bunkkerit (in Kemijarvi), Sodankyla (Luosto, Museum - Gallery Alariesto, &more) and Salla (Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction & Paikanselan Taistelualue).

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Pyhatunturi trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Inari to Pyhatunturi takes 3.5 hours. In September in Pyhatunturi, expect temperatures between 14°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can drive 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
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla

3
nights
Posio

Posio ©
Posio is a municipality of Finland. Spend the 23rd (Mon) exploring nature at Riisitunturi National Park. There's more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Korouoma Canyon and take in the exciting artwork at Pentik Hill.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Posio trip planner.

You can drive from Pyhatunturi to Posio in 2.5 hours. September in Posio sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 5°C at night. On the 24th (Tue), you're off to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Posio

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

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, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and take an in-depth tour of Arktikum.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Rovaniemi travel route tool.

Drive from Posio to Rovaniemi in 2 hours. In September, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Wildlife Theme Parks
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus

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