8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Jyvaskyla
Drive:  5​h 30​min
1
Kemi
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Muonio
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Kittila
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Jyvaskyla

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Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. To see reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Kemi trip builder site .

Jyvaskyla to Kemi is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Jyvaskyla in April, expect nights in Kemi to be about the same, around -5°C, while days are slightly colder, around 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Kemi

Historic Sites
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Kemi Church ©
Kemi Church
Sampo Icebreaker ©
Sampo Icebreaker

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. On the 2nd (Tue), rejuvenate with a delicious beverage at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Salla Ski Resort.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Salla trip planner .

Getting from Kemi to Salla by car takes about 3.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Salla

Winter Sports Parks Outdoors
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort

2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): gear up at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Urho Kekkonen National Park, then see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum, and then enjoy some diversion at Action Park.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Saariselka trip maker site .

Drive from Salla to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. April in Saariselka sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Saariselka

Winter Sports Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Gold Prospector Museum
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park

3
nights
Muonio

Muonio is a municipality of Finland.The town is located in far northern Finland above the Arctic Circle on the country's western border, within the area of the former Lappi province. Step off the beaten path and head to Scandinavian Adventures and Akaslompolo Sportshop. Explore Muonio's surroundings by going to Akaslompolo (Safaris & Seven Fells Up). On the 6th (Sat), ski the day away in the pristine settings at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Muonio online journey planner .

You can drive from Saariselka to Muonio in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 1°C in April, and nighttime lows around -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Kittila.

Things to do in Muonio

Outdoors Winter Sports Nature

Side Trip

Akaslompolo
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Safaris
Scandinavian Adventures ©
Scandinavian Adventures
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

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night
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. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): make a trip to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, then have some family-friendly fun at Kid's Land, then take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and finally experience rural life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Kittila tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Muonio to Kittila in 1.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Kittila are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kittila

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Levi
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LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

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