8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  22​h 45​min
1
Inari
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Muonio
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Kittila
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: San Francisco

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
To see other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Inari trip itinerary maker website .

San Francisco, USA to Inari is an approximately 23-hour flight. Traveling from San Francisco to Inari, you'll lose 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Francisco in October, things will get cooler in Inari: highs are around 37°F and lows about 28°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Historic Sites
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Siida ©
Siida
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Otsamo Fell ©
Otsamo Fell

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. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): glide through natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Muonio trip planner .

You can drive from Inari to Muonio in 3 hours. October in Muonio sees daily highs of 35°F and lows of 26°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to Kittila.

Things to do in Muonio

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

2
nights
Kittila

Kittila ©
Kittilä is a municipality of Finland and a popular holiday resort.It is located in northern Finland north of the Arctic Circle within the Lapland region. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): get all the equipment you need at Elan Ski Shop & Rental and then hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort. On the 19th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, then make a trip to Snow Village, and then head outdoors with Seven Fells Up.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Kittila road trip planning tool .

You can drive from Muonio to Kittila in an hour. October in Kittila sees daily highs of 37°F and lows of 27°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kittila

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Seven Fells Up, Yllas Ski Resort, Elan Ski Shop & Rental
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Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental
Snow Village ©
Snow Village

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nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 20th (Sun), get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, then see Santa Claus Office, and then get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus. On your second day here, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and then look for gifts at LAURI.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi driving holiday website .

Traveling by car from Kittila to Rovaniemi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between 37°F during the day and 30°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Outdoors Tours
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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