60 days in Lapland Itinerary

60 days in Lapland Itinerary

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60 days in Lapland Itinerary

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

7
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Step out of the city life by going to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Lemmenjoki National Park. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church. Explore Inari's surroundings by going to Saariselka (Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort, Urho Kekkonen National Park, & more) and Gold Prospector Museum (in Tankavaara).

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Inari route planning website .

Helsinki to Inari is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Helsinki in April, things will get a bit cooler in Inari: highs are around 3°C and lows about -6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Saariselka, Gold Prospector Museum, Lemmenjoki National Park
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Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park

9
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.
Appreciate the collections at The Sarestoniemi Museum and Museum of Fine Arts Einari Junttila. Step out of the city life by going to Elan Ski Shop & Rental and Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Levi: Snow Village (in Kittila), Akaslompolo (Seven Fells Up & Scandinavian Adventures) and Muonio (Pakasaivo, Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins, & more). There's much more to do: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, stroll through Yllas Ski Resort, and don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Levi trip itinerary maker .

You can fly from Inari to Levi in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Levi are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to take a bus to Enontekio.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Muonio, Kittila, Akaslompolo, Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, Yllas Ski Resort
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Scandinavian Adventures ©
Scandinavian Adventures
Sarestoniemi Museum ©
Sarestoniemi Museum
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

8
nights
Enontekio

Enontekio ©
Get a sense of the local culture at Enontekio Church and Jarama WWII Fortification Camp. Visiting Tsahkal Falls and Kukkolankoski will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Enontekio: Kilpisjarvi (Saana & The Three Nations' Border Point). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Pyhakero.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Enontekio attractions app .

Take a bus from Levi to Enontekio in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 1°C in April, and nighttime lows around -7°C. On the 25th (Thu), you'll travel to Salla.

Things to do in Enontekio

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Kilpisjarvi, Kukkolankoski, Jarama WWII Fortification Camp
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Enontekio Church ©
Enontekio Church
Jyppyra lookout ©
Jyppyra lookout
Pyhakero ©
Pyhakero

7
nights
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Do some cultural sightseeing at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction and Pentik Hill. Get outdoors at Salla Ski Resort and Riisitunturi National Park. Take a break from Salla with a short trip to Ski Resort Suomutunturi in Suomu, about 50 minutes away. It doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Paikanselan Taistelualue.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Salla holiday tool .

Explore your travel options from Enontekio to Salla with the Route module. In April, daytime highs in Salla are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -7°C. You will leave for Pyhatunturi on the 3rd (Fri).

Things to do in Salla

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Posio, Ski Resort Suomutunturi
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Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction ©
Riisitunturi National Park ©
Riisitunturi National Park
Pentik Hill ©
Pentik Hill

8
nights
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Kopara Reindeer Park and Church of Sodankyla. Visiting Pyha-Luosto National Park and Safaris will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Pyhatunturi: Joutsijarven Bunkkerit (in Kemijarvi), Museum - Gallery Alariesto (in Sodankyla) and Orbas Reindeer Farm (in Meltaus).

For photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Pyhatunturi road trip planner.

Getting from Salla to Pyhatunturi by car takes about 2 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Pyhatunturi can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. You'll set off for Rovaniemi on the 11th (Sat).

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Nature Winter Sports

Side Trips

Sodankyla, Luosto, Orbas Reindeer Farm, Joutsijarven Bunkkerit, Pyhatunturi
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Pyhatunturi ©
Pyhatunturi
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla

10
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
For shopping fun, head to LAURI or Arctic Circle Mall. Visiting Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy and Auttikongas will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rovaniemi: Maupertuis Memorial (in Pello), Tatuka Palvelut (in Ylitornio) and Korouoma Canyon (in Posio). There's still lots to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, examine the collection at Christmas House Santa, and get engrossed in the history at Rovaniemi Local History Museum.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi sightseeing planning tool .

You can drive from Pyhatunturi to Rovaniemi in 2 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to take a train to Kemi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Maupertuis Memorial, Tatuka Reindeerfarm, Korouoma Canyon
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Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas
Korouoma Canyon ©
Korouoma Canyon
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles

9
nights
Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley and Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore hidden gems such as Sampo Icebreaker and Kemi Church. Change things up with these side-trips from Kemi: Tornio (Duudsonit Activity Park - TornioHaparanda & Tornio Golf). There's more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Tornio Church.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Kemi trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Kemi by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. In May, daily temperatures in Kemi can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. You'll set off for home on the 30th (Thu).

Things to do in Kemi

Theme Parks Fun & Games Museums

Side Trip

Tornio
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