8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Calgary
Fly:  18​h 15​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Kongas
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Inari
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Pyhatunturi
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  20​h 15​min
End: Calgary

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Auttikongas and Fishing Charters & Tours. There's much more to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, don't miss a visit to Marttiinin Shop Wanha Tehdas (Old Factory), stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery, and get lost in a book at Rovaniemi City Library.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi day trip app .

Calgary, Canada to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 9 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Calgary in March: highs in Rovaniemi hover around -1°C, while lows dip to -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Kongas.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

1
night
Kongas

Kongas
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, then get engrossed in the history at Samiland, and finally experience rural life at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Kongas sightseeing planner.

Drive from Rovaniemi to Kongas in 2.5 hours. In March in Kongas, expect temperatures between 0°C during the day and -10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Kongas

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Levi, Giewont Husky Adventures
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1
night
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. On the 6th (Fri), pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, relax in the rural setting at Tuula's Reindeer, and then wander the wide-open spaces of Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Inari vacation builder website .

Drive from Kongas to Inari in 2.5 hours. March in Inari sees daily highs of -1°C and lows of -12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Inari

Historic Sites
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Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus
Tuula's Reindeer ©
Tuula's Reindeer

2
nights
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): take an exotic tour of Luosto Adventures and then explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Pyhatunturi day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Inari to Pyhatunturi takes 3.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Pyhatunturi are -1°C, while nighttime lows are -13°C. On the 8th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Luosto Adventures, Pyhatunturi
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Pyhatunturi ©
Pyhatunturi

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