7 days in Lapland Itinerary

7 days in Lapland Itinerary

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7 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly + Drive:  16​h 30​min
1
Inari
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Saariselka
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h
End: Tel Aviv

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. On the 2nd (Sun), get outside with Lake Inari, then experience rural life at Inari Reindeerfarm, and then see the interesting displays at Siida.

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Tel Aviv, Israel to Inari is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Tel Aviv in September: high temperatures in Inari hover around 13°C and lows are around 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Saariselka.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Museums
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Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari
Inari Reindeer Farm ©
Inari Reindeer Farm

1
night
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): enjoy some diversion at Action Park, then examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Urho Kekkonen National Park.

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You can drive from Inari to Saariselka in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Saariselka sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Museums Parks

Side Trip

Gold Prospector Museum
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

3
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, nightlife, historic sites, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, and make a trip to Lordi's Square.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi day trip planner

You can drive from Saariselka to Rovaniemi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Wildlife Theme Parks
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery

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