50 days in Lapland Itinerary

50 days in Lapland Itinerary

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50 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly + Drive:  13​h 45​min
1
Pyhatunturi
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Posio
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Salla
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Inari
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Kilpisjarvi
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Enontekio
— 5 nights
bus:  2​h 45​min
7
Levi
— 5 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
8
Akaslompolo
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
9
Kemi
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
10
Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
+2
train + bus + Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Dubai

4
nights
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Pyhatunturi: Joutsijarven Bunkkerit (in Kemijarvi) and Sodankyla (Museum - Gallery Alariesto & Church of Sodankyla). Spend the 17th (Wed) exploring nature at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Pyhatunturi online journey builder .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Pyhatunturi is an approximately 14-hour flight. Traveling from Dubai to Pyhatunturi, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Dubai in October, with highs in Pyhatunturi at 3°C and lows at -2°C. On the 21st (Sun), you're off toPosio.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Sodankyla, Luosto, Pyhatunturi, Joutsijarven Bunkkerit
Find places to stay Oct 17 — 21:
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland
Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park

4
nights
Posio

Posio ©
Posio is a municipality of Finland. Take a break from Posio with a short trip to Syote National Park in Syote, about 1h 10 min away. Spend the 22nd (Mon) exploring nature at Riisitunturi National Park. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Korouoma Canyon and view the masterpieces at Pentik Hill.

To see maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Posio trip itinerary builder site .

Drive from Pyhatunturi to Posio in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in October, and nighttime lows around -1°C. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Thu) before leaving for Salla.

Things to do in Posio

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Syote National Park
Find places to stay Oct 21 — 25:
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Riisitunturi National Park ©
Riisitunturi National Park
Korouoma Canyon ©
Korouoma Canyon
Syote National Park ©
Syote National Park

5
nights
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Change things up with a short trip to Ski Resort Suomutunturi in Suomu (about 50 minutes away). There's still lots to do: fly down the slopes at Salla Ski Resort, contemplate the long history of Paikanselan Taistelualue, and learn about all things military at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Salla online visit planner .

Traveling by car from Posio to Salla takes 1.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Salla are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. You will leave for Inari on the 30th (Tue).

Things to do in Salla

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trip

Ski Resort Suomutunturi
Find places to stay Oct 25 — 30:
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction ©

5
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Venture out of the city with trips to Saariselka (Urho Kekkonen National Park, Action Park, & more) and Gold Prospector Museum (in Tankavaara). Spend the 2nd (Fri) exploring nature at Lemmenjoki National Park.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Inari trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Salla to Inari takes 4.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Inari are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kilpisjarvi.

Things to do in Inari

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Saariselka, Gold Prospector Museum, Lemmenjoki National Park
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

5
nights
Kilpisjarvi

Kilpisjarvi ©
Kilpisjarvi is known for outdoors and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Saana, take in the dramatic scenery at Tsahkal Falls, and head outdoors with Kukkolankoski.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Kilpisjarvi trip maker website .

Traveling by car from Inari to Kilpisjarvi takes 5.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time (EET) to Central European Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Inari in November; daily highs in Kilpisjarvi reach 1°C and lows reach -4°C. You will leave for Enontekio on the 9th (Fri).

Things to do in Kilpisjarvi

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trip

Kukkolankoski
Find places to stay Nov 4 — 9:
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Saana ©
Saana

5
nights
Enontekio

Enontekio ©
Step out of Enontekio to go to Karesuvanto and see Jarama WWII Fortification Camp, which is approximately 34 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Halti and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Enontekio Church.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Enontekio itinerary builder site .

Explore your travel options from Kilpisjarvi to Enontekio with the Route module. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 1 hour. In November, Enontekio is a bit cooler than Kilpisjarvi - with highs of -5°C and lows of -13°C. You'll set off for Levi on the 14th (Wed).

Things to do in Enontekio

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Jarama WWII Fortification Camp
Find places to stay Nov 9 — 14:
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Enontekio Church ©
Enontekio Church
Jyppyra lookout ©
Jyppyra lookout
Pyhakero ©
Pyhakero

5
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.
Explore Levi's surroundings by going to Kittila (Snow Village, The Sarestoniemi Museum, & more). On the 15th (Thu), ski the day away in the pristine settings at Levi Ski Resort. There's lots more to do: explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts Einari Junttila.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Levi online tour planner .

Getting from Enontekio to Levi by bus takes about 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around -3°C in November, and nighttime lows around -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Winter Sports

Side Trips

Kittila, Kongas
Find places to stay Nov 14 — 19:
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

5
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Akaslompolo: Muonio (Keimiotunturi Fell, Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins, & more).

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Akaslompolo trip itinerary maker site .

You can drive from Levi to Akaslompolo in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -3°C in November, and nighttime lows around -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Kemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Muonio, Yllas Ski Resort
Find places to stay Nov 19 — 24:
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Scandinavian Adventures ©
Scandinavian Adventures

5
nights
Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kemi: Tatuka Palvelut (in Ylitornio) and Tornio (The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley, Tornio Golf, & more). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Tornio Church, explore the world behind art at Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery), and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kemi Church.

Plan a Kemi trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Drive from Akaslompolo to Kemi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Akaslompolo in November, things will get a bit warmer in Kemi: highs are around 0°C and lows about -5°C. You'll set off for Rovaniemi on the 29th (Thu).

Things to do in Kemi

Fun & Games Theme Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Tornio, Tatuka Reindeerfarm
Find places to stay Nov 24 — 29:
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Sampo Icebreaker ©
Sampo Icebreaker
The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley ©

4
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for theme parks, museums, fun & games, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, stop by Your Piece Of Finland, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi driving holiday app .

Getting from Kemi to Rovaniemi by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Kemi in November, expect nights in Rovaniemi to be about the same, around -7°C, while days are little chillier, around -2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Shopping Theme Parks
Find places to stay Nov 29 — Dec 3:
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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