32 days in Lapland Itinerary

32 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Pyhatunturi
— 4 nights
2
Posio
— 3 nights
3
Tankavaara
— 3 nights
4
Inari
— 5 nights
5
Kilpisjarvi
— 2 nights
6
Akaslompolo
— 4 nights
7
Rovaniemi
— 10 nights

4
nights
Pyhatunturi

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

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Pyhatunturi trip builder tool.

Riga, Latvia to Pyhatunturi is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Riga in July, expect Pyhatunturi to be slightly colder, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can drive to Posio.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Sodankyla, Joutsijarven Bunkkerit, Salla Ski Resort, Kopara Reindeer Park
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla
Luosto ©
Luosto

3
nights
Posio

Posio ©
Posio is a municipality of Finland. Step off the beaten path and head to Korouoma Canyon and Pentik Hill. Spend the 6th (Mon) exploring nature at Riisitunturi National Park.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Posio trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Pyhatunturi to Posio takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. You will leave for Tankavaara on the 7th (Tue).

Things to do in Posio

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

3
nights
Tankavaara

Tankavaara ©
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Gold Prospector Museum and Angry Birds Activity Park.

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Traveling by car from Posio to Tankavaara takes 4 hours. August in Tankavaara sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Tankavaara

Outdoors Theme Parks Tours

Side Trip

Saariselka
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Angry Birds Activity Park ©
Angry Birds Activity Park

5
nights
Inari

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 Juutua Nature Trail. Spend the 14th (Tue) exploring nature at Lemmenjoki National Park. Next up on the itinerary: take some stellar pictures from Otsamo Fell, get outside with Lake Inari, take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church, and see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center.

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 °C during the day and °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

Side Trip

Lemmenjoki National Park
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Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Otsamo Fell ©
Otsamo Fell

2
nights
Kilpisjarvi

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 °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Kilpisjarvi

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Saana ©
Saana

4
nights
Akaslompolo

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).

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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 °C during the day and °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

Side Trips

Levi, Kongas, Kittila, Pakasaivo
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Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Giewont Husky Adventures ©
Giewont Husky Adventures
Pakasaivo ©
Pakasaivo

10
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
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 Rovaniemi Local History Museum. 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, examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, 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 °C and lows of °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

Side Trip

Tatuka Reindeerfarm
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Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery

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