8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
2
Kongas
— 1 night
3
Inari
— 1 night
4
Pyhatunturi
— 2 nights

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at German Soldier s Cemetery and Fishing Charters & Tours. The adventure continues: get lost in a book at Rovaniemi City Library, admire the sheer force of Auttikongas, Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, and let little ones run wild at Angry Birds Park.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi road trip tool.

Calgary, Canada to Rovaniemi is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 9 hour difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Calgary in March: highs in Rovaniemi hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to 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 ©
On the 5th (Thu), identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, thenmake a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, thentake an in-depth tour of Samiland, and finally experience rural life at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Kongas trip planner.

Drive from Rovaniemi to Kongas in 2.5 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Kongas can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Kongas

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Levi, Giewont Husky Adventures
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Samiland ©
Samiland
Giewont Husky Adventures ©
Giewont Husky Adventures

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, relax in the rural setting at Tuula's Reindeer, and then get a taste of life in the country at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Inari road trip site.

Traveling by car from Kongas to Inari takes 2.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Inari are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. 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
Tuula's Reindeer ©
Tuula's Reindeer
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus

2
nights
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): do some two-wheel cruising with Luosto Adventures and then explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Pyhatunturi trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Inari to Pyhatunturi takes 3.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

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

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