7 days in Lapland Itinerary

7 days in Lapland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lapland visit planner

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Make it your trip
Fly to Kittilä Airport, Drive to Yllasjarvi
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Yllasjarvi
— 1 night
Drive
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Inari
— 2 nights
Drive
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Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
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Yllasjarvi

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Powerun Adventures and then stop by Jemes Sport.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Yllasjarvi online itinerary planner.

Geneva, Switzerland to Yllasjarvi is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Geneva to Yllasjarvi. Traveling from Geneva in December, you will find days in Yllasjarvi are a bit cooler (-5°C), and nights are much colder (-15°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Yllasjarvi

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 27 — 28:

Inari

— 2 nights
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): experience rural life at Inari Reindeer Farm and then get a taste of life in the country at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and then relax in the rural setting at Tuula's Reindeer.

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Traveling by car from Yllasjarvi to Inari takes 3 hours. December in Inari sees daily highs of -7°C and lows of -17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Inari

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 28 — 30:

Rovaniemi

— 3 nights

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Explore hidden gems such as Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy and Napapiirin Porofarmi. There's much more to do: look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, see the interesting displays at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, and stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip planner.

Getting from Inari to Rovaniemi by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to -6°C, and evening lows to -13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Adventure
Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 2:

Lapland travel guide

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Landmarks · Safaris · Nightlife
The wild expanses of Lapland promise spectacular scenery, adventure, and rich cultural experiences. As the country's northernmost region, it sits well above the Arctic Circle. Despite also being the largest region, in Lapland just 3.4 percent of the Finnish population calls this great stretch of land home, leaving plenty of room for pristine lakes, dense forest, and seven unspoiled national parks. An abundance of well-marked trails await hikers of all levels, while more remote and rugged adventures beckon experienced explorers. Music is of particular importance in these parts, so try to catch a concert or dance performance during your stay.