35 days in Lapland Itinerary

35 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Kolari
— 4 nights
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Ylitornio
— 3 nights
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Rovaniemi
— 9 nights
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Posio
— 4 nights
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Pelkosenniemi
— 4 nights
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Inari
— 5 nights
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Kongas
— 5 nights

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Kolari

Kolari ©
Kolari is a municipality of Finland at the Swedish border, which follows the Torne River, the longest free-flowing river in Europe.It is located in the province of Lapland. Kolari is known for wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a dose of the wild on Powerun Adventures.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Kolari itinerary planning app.

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg to Kolari is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Luxembourg City to Kolari due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Luxembourg City in December, plan for little chillier days and much colder nights in Kolari: temperatures range from -5°C by day to -14°C at night. On the 3rd (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Ylitornio.

Things to do in Kolari

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
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3
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Ylitornio

Ylitornio
Ylitornio is a municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Lapland along the Tornio River, opposite the Swedish town of Övertorneå. Step off the beaten path and head to Tatuka Reindeerfarm and Maupertuis Memorial. Escape the urban bustle at Ski Resort Ritavalkea and Eeron Polku Trail.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Ylitornio trip itinerary builder website.

Drive from Kolari to Ylitornio in 1.5 hours. In January in Ylitornio, expect temperatures between -12°C during the day and -20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Ylitornio

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Historic Sites

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Historic Site
Maupertuis Memorial
4.2

9
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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 discover tucked-away gems like Napapiirin Porofarmi and Fishing Charters & Tours. Get in touch with nature at Syvasenvaara Fell and Tornio Golf. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rovaniemi: Kittila (Museum of Fine Arts Einari Junttila & Giewont Husky Adventures), Kemi (Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery) & Kemi Church) and Tornio (Tornion vesitorni, The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley, &more). There's much more to do: experience rural life at Orbas Reindeer Farm, fly down the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, admire the sheer force of Auttikongas, and try your luck at Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Ylitornio to Rovaniemi takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Ylitornio in January, expect a bit warmer with lows of -17°C in Rovaniemi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Posio.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Waterfall
Auttikongas
4.6

4
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Posio

Posio ©
Posio is a municipality of Finland. Get outdoors at Korouoma Canyon and Riisitunturi National Park. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Kota-Husky and Syote National Park. Step out of Posio with an excursion to Syote Ski & Nature Resort in Syote--about 1h 10 min away. It doesn't end there: shop like a local with Pentik Hill.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Posio trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Posio takes 2 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to -11°C, and evening lows to -19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Pelkosenniemi.

Things to do in Posio

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trip

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Must see
Korouoma Canyon
5.0

4
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Pelkosenniemi

Pelkosenniemi ©
Pelkosenniemi is a municipality of Finland.Pelkosenniemi is located in the province of Lapland. Step out of the city life by going to Arctic Husky Farm and Luosto Adventures. Step off the beaten path and head to Pyha-Luosto National Park and Kopara Reindeer Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Pelkosenniemi: Sodankyla (Luosto, Museum - Gallery Alariesto, &more), Salla (Paikanselan Taistelualue & Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction) and Amethyst Mine Lapland (in Luosto). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Pyhatunturi.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Pelkosenniemi route planner.

Getting from Posio to Pelkosenniemi by car takes about 2.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Pelkosenniemi can reach -13°C, while at night they dip to -22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Pelkosenniemi

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Must see
Pyhatunturi
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Must see
Arctic Husky Farm
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Inari

Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Get in touch with nature at Juutua Nature Trail and Nature & Wildlife Tours. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Inari Reindeer Farm and Gold Prospector Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Inari: Saariselka (Hippupuoti Gift Shop, Saariselka Reindeer Farm, &more) and Pyha-Nattanen Fell (in Sodankyla). There's much more to do: take some stellar pictures from Otsamo Fell, get a taste of life in the country at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, and get outside with Lake Inari.

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Drive from Pelkosenniemi to Inari in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around -11°C in January, and nighttime lows around -20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Kongas.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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5
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Kongas

Kongas ©
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages and Pakasaivo. Take a break from the city and head to Wingrens Dogsafaris and Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. Explore Kongas' surroundings by going to Enontekio (Enontekio Church & Jyppyra lookout) and Muonio (Keimiotunturi Fell & Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins).

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Kongas itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Inari to Kongas in 2.5 hours. January in Kongas sees daily highs of -11°C and lows of -22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kongas

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Water Body
Pakasaivo
4.4

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