4 days in Lapland Itinerary

4 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Ivalo
— 2 nights
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Rovaniemi
— 1 night

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Ivalo

Ivalo ©
Ivalo is a village in the municipality of Inari, Lapland, Finland, located on the Ivalo River 20km south of Lake Inari. Escape the urban bustle at Urho Kekkonen National Park and Lake Inari. Popular historic sites such as Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church are in your itinerary. Explore Ivalo's surroundings by going to Inari (Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel & Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center). There's more to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Ivalo trip itinerary planner.

Helsinki to Ivalo is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Helsinki in October; daily highs in Ivalo reach 3°C and lows reach -2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Ivalo

Outdoors · Nature · Winter Sports · Trails

Side Trips

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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center

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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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church.

For where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Ivalo to Rovaniemi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In October in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Historic Sites
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Safaris
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery

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