40 days in Lapland Itinerary

40 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tornio
— 7 nights
2
Syote
— 6 nights
3
Kemijarvi
— 5 nights
4
Saariselka
— 5 nights
5
Levi
— 6 nights
6
Rovaniemi
— 9 nights

7
nights
Tornio

Tornio ©
Tornio is a city and municipality in Lapland, Finland. Get outdoors at Nallikari Beach and Kukkolankoski. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Hupisaaret Park and Room Escape Games. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tornio: Perameren Kansallispuisto (in Kemi), Haukipudas Church (in Haukipudas) and Kotielainpuisto Arkadia (in Simo). Pack the 28th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Duudsonit Activity Park - TornioHaparanda. The adventure continues: head outdoors with Superpark Oulu, get your game on at Hoplop, play a few rounds at Tornio Golf, and contemplate the waterfront views at Koitelinkoski.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Tornio driving holiday website.

Boston, USA to Tornio is an approximately 20-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Boston to Tornio is 7 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Boston in July; daily highs in Tornio reach 67°F and lows reach 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Syote.

Things to do in Tornio

Parks · Fun & Games · Outdoors

Side Trips

Oulu, Kemi, Haukipudas Church, Kotielainpuisto Arkadia, Koitelinkoski
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Hupisaaret Park ©
Hupisaaret Park
Kotielainpuisto Arkadia ©
Kotielainpuisto Arkadia

6
nights
Syote

Syote ©
Discover out-of-the-way places like The Silent People and Hossa National Park. Step out of the city life by going to Korouoma Canyon and Syote National Park. Get out of town with these interesting Syote side-trips: Jalavan Kauppa (in Taivalkoski), Riisitunturi National Park (in Posio) and Suomussalmi (Hossan Lomakeskus & Martinselkonen Wilds Centre).

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Syote online tour itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Tornio to Syote takes 3.5 hours. July in Syote sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 51°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Kemijarvi.

Things to do in Syote

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Suomussalmi, Posio, Jalavan Kauppa
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Riisitunturi National Park ©
Riisitunturi National Park
Syote National Park ©
Syote National Park
Korouoma Canyon ©
Korouoma Canyon

5
nights
Kemijarvi

Kemijarvi ©
Kemijärvi is a municipality of Finland. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Karhunkierros and Pieni Karhunkierros Trail. Get in touch with nature at Kiutakongas Rapids and Ruka. Venture out of the city with trips to Paikanselan Taistelualue (in Salla) and Kuusamo (Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, Angry Birds Activity Park, &more). It doesn't end there: make a trip to Joutsijarven Bunkkerit.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Kemijarvi trip planner.

You can drive from Syote to Kemijarvi in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in August, and nighttime lows around 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Kemijarvi

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Kuusamo, Pieni Karhunkierros Trail, Paikanselan Taistelualue
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail ©
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
Karhunkierros ©
Karhunkierros

5
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Lemmenjoki National Park and Ruijanpolku Trail. Escape the urban bustle at Urho Kekkonen National Park and Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Venture out of the city with trips to Inari (Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, &more). It doesn't end there: look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Saariselka online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Kemijarvi to Saariselka takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 62°F in August, and nighttime lows around 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Inari, Lemmenjoki National Park
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Angeli Reindeer Farm ©
Angeli Reindeer Farm
Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park

6
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.
Get outdoors at Levi Ski Resort and Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. Explore hidden gems such as Pakasaivo and Giewont Husky Adventures. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Levi: Lapland Hotels SnowVillage (in Kittila) and Muonio (Sarkitunturi & Keimiotunturi Fell). categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. Next up on the itinerary: have some family-friendly fun at G2 ICEKARTING, join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, and look for gifts at Elan Ski Shop & Rental.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Levi online attractions planner.

Getting from Saariselka to Levi by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Levi can reach 62°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Muonio, Kittila
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pakasaivo ©
Pakasaivo
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

9
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Pyha-Luosto National Park and Luosto Adventures. Escape the urban bustle at Syvasenvaara Fell and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Go for a jaunt from Rovaniemi to Luosto to see Kopara Reindeer Park about 1h 35 min away. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Arctic Emotions Oy, relax in the rural setting at Napapiirin Porofarmi, take in the dramatic natural features at Hiidenkirnut, and get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi travel route planner.

Drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 63°F in August, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Luosto, Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Arctic Emotions Oy ©
Arctic Emotions Oy
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©

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