8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Phoenix
Fly:  19​h 30​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Inari
— 3 nights
Fly:  27​h
End: Phoenix

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 17th (Sun), stop by Your Piece Of Finland and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour. On the 18th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi online journey planner .

Phoenix, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 9 hour difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Phoenix in March; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach 30°F and lows reach 17°F. On the 19th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Inari.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Outdoors Tours
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

3
nights
Inari

Inari ©
On the next day, take some stellar pictures from Otsamo Fell, examine the collection at Siida, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Inari trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Rovaniemi to Inari by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 29°F in March, and nighttime lows around 13°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Siida ©
Siida
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

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