30 days in Lapland Itinerary

30 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Start: New York City
Fly:  16 h 15 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Kemi
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h
3
Levi
— 4 nights
Bus:  2 h 45 min
4
Enontekio
— 4 nights
Bus:  5 h 45 min
5
Inari
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
6
Salla
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
7
Luosto
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  19 h 45 min
End: New York City

4
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Rovaniemi Church and German Soldier s Cemetery. For shopping fun, head to Marttiini Store Old Factory or LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, make a trip to Santa Claus Village, and see Santa Claus Office.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi journey planning site.

New York City, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 16-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from New York City to Rovaniemi. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from New York City in September: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around 53°F and lows are around 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to drive to Kemi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Fun & Games Theme Parks
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church
Christmas House Santa ©
Christmas House Santa

4
nights
Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. Get some historical perspective at Kemi Church and Tornio Church. Get some cultural insight at The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley and Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery). Get out of town with these interesting Kemi side-trips: Tornio Golf (in Tornio) and Tatuka Reindeerfarm (in Ylitornio). Next up on the itinerary: visit Sampo Icebreaker and find something for the whole family at Duudsonit Activity Park - TornioHaparanda.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Kemi travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Kemi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September in Kemi, expect temperatures between 55°F during the day and 42°F at night. On the 10th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Levi.

Things to do in Kemi

Fun & Games Theme Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Tornio, Tatuka Reindeerfarm
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Duudsonit Activity Park - TornioHaparanda ©
The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley ©
The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley
Kemi Church ©
Kemi Church

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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Levi: Muonio (Muonion Kotiseutumuseo & Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park), Lapland Hotels SnowVillage (in Kittila) and Seven Fells Up (in Akaslompolo). Spend the 11th (Tue) on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. There's much more to do: visit Inghams Mini Husky Experience, look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, have some family-friendly fun at Kids' Land, and bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Levi itinerary builder site.

Getting from Kemi to Levi by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, daytime highs in Levi are 53°F, while nighttime lows are 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a bus to Enontekio.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Muonio, Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, Seven Fells Up
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

4
nights
Enontekio

Enontekio ©
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Jarama WWII Fortification Camp and Enontekio Church. Venture out of the city with trips to Kilpisjarvi (Saana & The Three Nations' Border Point).

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Enontekio trip planner.

Take a bus from Levi to Enontekio in 3.5 hours. September in Enontekio sees daily highs of 51°F and lows of 39°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to take a bus to Inari.

Things to do in Enontekio

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kilpisjarvi, Jarama WWII Fortification Camp
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Enontekio Church ©
Enontekio Church
Saana ©
Saana
Jyppyra lookout ©
Jyppyra lookout

2
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Do some cultural sightseeing at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center and Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church. Spend the 21st (Fri) exploring nature at Lemmenjoki National Park. There's lots more to do: explore the venue of The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, get outside with Lake Inari, and go for a walk through Otsamo Fell.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Inari trip planning website.

You can take a bus from Enontekio to Inari in 11.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 52°F, and evening lows to 39°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Inari

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Lemmenjoki National Park
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos ©
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos

4
nights
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. You'll explore and learn at Pentik Hill and Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Salla: Riisitunturi National Park (in Posio) and Ski Resort Suomutunturi (in Suomu). There's more to do: contemplate the long history of Paikanselan Taistelualue and fly down the slopes at Salla Ski Resort.

For traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Salla itinerary app.

You can drive from Inari to Salla in 5 hours. September in Salla sees daily highs of 52°F and lows of 40°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Salla

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Posio, Ski Resort Suomutunturi
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Riisitunturi National Park ©
Riisitunturi National Park
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction ©
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction
Pentik Hill ©
Pentik Hill

4
nights
Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
Venture out of the city with trips to Sodankyla (Luosto & Church of Sodankyla). Spend the 26th (Wed) exploring nature at Pyha-Luosto National Park. There's much more to do: go deep underground at Amethyst Mine Lapland, identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park, and fly down the slopes at Pyhatunturi.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Luosto trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Salla to Luosto by car takes about 2 hours. September in Luosto sees daily highs of 54°F and lows of 41°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Luosto

Parks Nature Winter Sports

Side Trips

Sodankyla, Pyhatunturi, Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

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