32 days in Lapland Itinerary

32 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Fly to Rovaniemi Airport, Drive to Pyhatunturi
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Pyhatunturi
— 4 nights
Drive
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Posio
— 3 nights
Drive
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Tankavaara
— 3 nights
Drive
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Inari
— 5 nights
Drive
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Kilpisjarvi
— 2 nights
Drive
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Akaslompolo
— 4 nights
Drive
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Rovaniemi
— 10 nights
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4
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Pyhatunturi

Step off the beaten path and head to Pyha-Luosto National Park and Joutsijarven Bunkkerit. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Pyhatunturi: Salla Ski Resort (in Salla) and Church of Sodankyla (in Sodankyla).

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Pyhatunturi road trip website.

Riga, Latvia to Pyhatunturi is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Riga in July; daily highs in Pyhatunturi reach 23°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can go by car to Posio.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks · Nature · Winter Sports · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 31 — Aug 4:
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Luosto ©
Mountain
Luosto
4.2

3
nights
Posio

Posio is a municipality of Finland. Step off the beaten path and head to Korouoma Canyon and Syote National Park. Spend the 6th (Mon) exploring nature at Riisitunturi National Park. It doesn't end there: view the masterpieces at Pentik Hill.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Posio online journey planner.

Traveling by car from Pyhatunturi to Posio takes 2.5 hours. August in Posio sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Tankavaara.

Things to do in Posio

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Museums

Side Trip

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Korouoma Canyon ©
Must see
Korouoma Canyon
5.0
Syote National Park ©
National Park
Syote National Park
4.6

3
nights
Tankavaara

Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Gold Prospector Museum and Hippupuoti Gift Shop. Venture out of the city with trips to Saariselka (Urho Kekkonen National Park & Shamaan Design - Lappi Shop).

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Tankavaara trip itinerary website.

Getting from Posio to Tankavaara by car takes about 4 hours. In August, daytime highs in Tankavaara are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Tankavaara

Outdoors · Theme Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trip

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Gold Prospector Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Gold Prospector Museum
4.4

5
nights
Inari

Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Discover out-of-the-way places like Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Lemmenjoki National Park. Next up on the itinerary: take some stellar pictures from Otsamo Fell, experience rural life at Tuula's Reindeer, pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church, and wander the wide-open spaces of Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Inari travel planner.

Getting from Tankavaara to Inari by car takes about 1.5 hours. In August in Inari, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Kilpisjarvi.

Things to do in Inari

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 10 — 15:
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Lemmenjoki National Park ©
National Park
Lemmenjoki National Park
4.6
Otsamo Fell ©
Lookout
Otsamo Fell
4.8

2
nights
Kilpisjarvi

Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): make a trip to Saana. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Fri): admire the sheer force of Tsahkal Falls and then make a trip to The Three Nations' Border Point.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Kilpisjarvi online journey builder.

Traveling by car from Inari to Kilpisjarvi takes 6 hours. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In August, daily temperatures in Kilpisjarvi can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Kilpisjarvi

Wildlife · Parks · Trails · Outdoors
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Saana ©
Landmark
Saana
4.8

4
nights
Akaslompolo

You'll discover tucked-away gems like Giewont Husky Adventures and Levi Huskypark. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Akaslompolo: Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm (in Kongas), Sirkka (G2 ICEKARTING & Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm) and Nature & Wildlife Tours (in Kittila).

Find out how to plan Akaslompolo trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Drive from Kilpisjarvi to Akaslompolo in 3.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kilpisjarvi to Akaslompolo due to the time zone difference. In August in Akaslompolo, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors · Theme Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

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Seven Fells Up ©
Outdoor Activity
Seven Fells Up
5.0
Pakasaivo ©
Water Body
Pakasaivo
4.4

10
nights
Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Syvasenvaara Fell and Santa's House of Snowmobiles. Change things up with a short trip to Tatuka Reindeerfarm in Ylitornio (about 38 minutes away). The adventure continues: take in the dramatic scenery at Auttikongas, stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery, admire the masterpieces at Korundi House of Culture, and take an in-depth tour of Forestry Museum of Lapland.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip maker tool.

Drive from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 21 — 31:
Highlights from your trip
Auttikongas ©
Waterfall
Auttikongas
4.6
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Specialty Museum
Santa's House of Snowmobiles
4.5

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