8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
2
Muonio
— 1 night
3
Inari
— 1 night
4
Pyhatunturi
— 2 nights

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Step out of Rovaniemi to go to Ranua and see Ranua Zoo, which is approximately 1h 5 min away. And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, and see Santa Claus Office.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi itinerary planner.

Tallinn, Estonia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and train; or drive. While traveling from Tallinn, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Rovaniemi, ranging from highs of 20°C to lows of 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Museums · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Ranua Zoo
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Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

1
night
Muonio

Muonio ©
Muonio is a municipality of Finland.The town is located in far northern Finland above the Arctic Circle on the country's western border, within the area of the former Lappi province. On the 11th (Tue), explore the striking landscape of Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

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Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Muonio takes 3 hours. Traveling from Rovaniemi in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Muonio, with lows of 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Muonio

Parks · Nature
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
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 12th (Wed): examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, then hike along Juutua Nature Trail, then pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, and finally get outside with Lake Inari.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Inari trip planner.

Getting from Muonio to Inari by car takes about 3.5 hours. In August in Inari, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors · Museums · Parks
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari

2
nights
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Isokuru, then go deep underground at Amethyst Mine Lapland, and then get out on two wheels at Luosto Adventures. On your second day here, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Pyhatunturi travel route planning website.

You can drive from Inari to Pyhatunturi in 3.5 hours. In August in Pyhatunturi, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Luosto
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

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