8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  20​h 30​min
1
Kittila
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Inari
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Luosto
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  16​h 15​min
End: New York City

1
night
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 2nd (Mon): get outside with Seven Fells Up. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Elan Ski Shop & Rental, take a stroll through Ounasjoki - River for activities, and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Kittila trip maker site .

New York City, USA to Kittila is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from New York City to Kittila due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from New York City in September; daily highs in Kittila reach 53°F and lows reach 40°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Inari.

Things to do in Kittila

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Levi, Seven Fells Up
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental

2
nights
Inari

Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. On the 4th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Siida, then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and then explore and take pictures at Inari Reindeerfarm. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church, head outdoors with Lake Inari, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Inari tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Kittila to Inari takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In September in Inari, expect temperatures between 52°F during the day and 39°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Museums Tours
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Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari

1
night
Luosto

Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park, and then explore and take pictures at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

To find out how to plan a trip to Luosto, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Inari to Luosto takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 54°F in September, and nighttime lows around 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Luosto

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Safaris
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Safaris
Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and then catch some excitement at Feelapland. Here are some ideas for day two: see Santa Claus Office and then find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

For ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi vacation planning app .

Traveling by car from Luosto to Rovaniemi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between 53°F during the day and 42°F at night. On the 8th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Feelapland ©
Feelapland
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery

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