8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly + Drive:  10​h 15​min
1
Pyhatunturi
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Inari
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Kittila
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
5
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly + train:  8​h
End: Brussels

1
day
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): fly down the slopes at Pyhatunturi and then look for all kinds of wild species at Kopara Reindeer Park.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Pyhatunturi journey planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Pyhatunturi is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Brussels to Pyhatunturi is 1 hour. When traveling from Brussels in October, plan for cooler days in Pyhatunturi, with highs around 3°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Kopara Reindeer Park, Pyhatunturi
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Pyhatunturi ©
Pyhatunturi
Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): join in the after-dark buzz at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction, steep yourself in history at Paikanselan Taistelualue, and then hit the slopes at Salla Ski Resort.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Salla online tour itinerary builder .

You can drive from Pyhatunturi to Salla in 2 hours. In October in Salla, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Salla

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks
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Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction ©
Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort

2
nights
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 30th (Tue): hike along Juutua Nature Trail, pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, and then head outdoors with Lake Inari. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll around The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, relax in the rural setting at Inari Reindeerfarm, and then relax in the rural setting at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Inari tour planner.

You can drive from Salla to Inari in 5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Inari are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can drive to Kittila.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Shopping Trails
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Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus

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 1st (Thu): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, and then get engrossed in the history at Samiland.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Kittila trip itinerary tool .

You can drive from Inari to Kittila in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in October, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kittila

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Samiland
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Nature & Wildlife Tours

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery, see the interesting displays at Christmas House Santa, then see the interesting displays at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, and finally have fun at Snowman World Igloo Hotel. On the 3rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy and then admire the masterpieces at Korundi House of Culture.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi day trip app .

You can drive from Kittila to Rovaniemi in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -2°C in November, and nighttime lows around -7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Winter Sports Outdoors
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Korundi House of Culture ©
Korundi House of Culture
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery

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