8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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1
Inari
— 2 nights
2
Rovaniemi
— 4 nights

2
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Go for a jaunt from Inari to Saariselka to see Urho Kekkonen National Park about 1h 45 min away. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, trek along Juutua Nature Trail, relax in the rural setting at Inari Reindeer Farm, and go for a walk through Otsamo Fell.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Inari trip itinerary app.

Paphos, Cyprus to Inari is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Paphos in July, with highs in Inari at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Urho Kekkonen National Park
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari

4
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Attractions like Ranua Zoo and Santa Claus Office make great kid-friendly stops. And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, make a trip to Lordi's Square, and find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi day trip website.

You can drive from Inari to Rovaniemi in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Parks Theme Parks

Side Trip

Ranua Zoo
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Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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