8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Copenhagen
Fly + Drive:  9​h 15​min
1
Pyhatunturi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Tankavaara
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Inari
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Muonio
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Copenhagen

2
nights
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
On the 26th (Sat), fly down the slopes at Pyhatunturi and then explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sun): take in the exciting artwork at Museum - Gallery Alariesto, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Sodankyla, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Luosto Adventures, and finally identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Pyhatunturi trip itinerary maker website .

Copenhagen, Denmark to Pyhatunturi is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Copenhagen to Pyhatunturi due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Copenhagen in October: high temperatures in Pyhatunturi hover around 3°C and lows are around -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Tankavaara.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Sodankyla, Luosto, Pyhatunturi
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Pyhatunturi ©
Pyhatunturi
Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla

1
night
Tankavaara

Tankavaara ©
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): trek along Pyha-Nattanen Fell and then see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Tankavaara vacation planning website .

Getting from Pyhatunturi to Tankavaara by car takes about 2 hours. In October, daytime highs in Tankavaara are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Tankavaara

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Pyha-Nattanen Fell
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Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church, then see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Inari road trip planning tool .

You can drive from Tankavaara to Inari in 1.5 hours. In October in Inari, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Historic Sites
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Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©

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 30th (Wed), ski along the peaceful trails at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park and then ski along the peaceful trails at Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages.

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

You can drive from Inari to Muonio in 3.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Muonio can reach 1°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Muonio

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks
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Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Thu): cast your line with a fishing tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Poro Farmi, and then stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Fri): Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, then admire the sheer force of Auttikongas, and then see Santa Claus Office.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi online travel planner .

Drive from Muonio to Rovaniemi in 3 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Parks Tours
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Fishing Charters & Tours
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery
Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas

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