8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Milan
Fly + Drive:  11 h 15 min
1
Luosto
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 15 min
3
Inari
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
4
Kittila
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
5
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  8 h 30 min
End: Milan

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day
Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
On the 9th (Fri), identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park and then go deep underground at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

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Milan, Italy to Luosto is an approximately 11- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. Traveling from Milan in August, expect nights in Luosto to be slightly colder, around 9°C, while days are colder, around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Salla.

Things to do in Luosto

Wildlife Parks
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

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night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. On the 10th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Paikanselan Taistelualue and then get engrossed in the history at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Salla vacation planning tool.

Drive from Luosto to Salla in 2 hours. In August in Salla, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Inari.

Things to do in Salla

Museums Historic Sites
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Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction ©
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction
Paikanselan Taistelualue ©
Paikanselan Taistelualue

2
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. On the 11th (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church, head outdoors with Lake Inari, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church. On the 12th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, then relax in the rural setting at Inari Reindeer Farm, and then get a taste of life in the country at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus.

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You can drive from Salla to Inari in 5 hours. August in Inari sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Kittila.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Museums Historic Sites
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Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Inari Reindeer Farm ©
Inari Reindeer Farm
Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari

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. Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): head outdoors with Seven Fells Up. Here are some ideas for day two: shop like a local with Elan Ski Shop & Rental, then have some family-friendly fun at G2 ICEKARTING, and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Kittila trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Inari to Kittila in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In August in Kittila, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kittila

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

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

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 15th (Thu), examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, then Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi journey planner.

Traveling by car from Kittila to Rovaniemi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Nature Parks Museums
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Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery

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