8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Drive:  19​h
1
Kilpisjarvi
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Inari
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Tankavaara
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  11​h
End: Tel Aviv

1
day
Kilpisjarvi

Kilpisjarvi ©
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): head outdoors with Kukkolankoski and then don't miss a visit to Saana.

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Tel Aviv, Israel to Kilpisjarvi is an approximately 19-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tel Aviv to Kilpisjarvi. In July, Kilpisjarvi is cooler than Tel Aviv - with highs of 18°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Kilpisjarvi

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Kukkolankoski
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Saana ©
Saana

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 7th (Sat), hike along Juutua Nature Trail, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, and then get outside with Lake Inari. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Siida, then experience rural life at Inari Reindeerfarm, and then take a memorable tour with Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Inari trip planner .

Getting from Kilpisjarvi to Inari by car takes about 6 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kilpisjarvi to Inari. In July in Inari, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Tankavaara.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Museums Parks
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Inari Reindeer Farm ©
Inari Reindeer Farm
Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari

2
nights
Tankavaara

Tankavaara ©
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum, then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and then hike along Urho Kekkonen National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy some diversion at Action Park and then get in on the family fun at Angry Birds Activity Park.

For maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Tankavaara trip builder .

Traveling by car from Inari to Tankavaara takes 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Tankavaara are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Tankavaara

Outdoors Theme Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Saariselka
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Angry Birds Activity Park ©
Angry Birds Activity Park

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 11th (Wed), snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, see Santa Claus Office, then have fun at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, then find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, and finally admire the masterpieces at Korundi House of Culture.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip planner .

You can drive from Tankavaara to Rovaniemi in 3 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Fun & Games
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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