8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Fly to Rovaniemi Airport, Drive to Pyhatunturi
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Pyhatunturi
— 1 day
Drive
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Saariselka
— 1 night
Drive
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Kittila
— 2 nights
Drive
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Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly

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Pyhatunturi

Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Pyhatunturi trip planner.

Helsinki to Pyhatunturi is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. In August, Pyhatunturi is a bit cooler than Helsinki - with highs of 64°F and lows of 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Nature · Parks
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Saariselka

Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
On the 9th (Fri), trek along Ruijanpolku Trail, then stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop, and then hit the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Saariselka journey planner.

You can drive from Pyhatunturi to Saariselka in 2.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Saariselka are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can drive to Kittila.

Things to do in Saariselka

Trails · Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports
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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 10th (Sat): explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: head outdoors with Seven Fells Up.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Kittila trip planning app.

Getting from Saariselka to Kittila by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. August in Kittila sees daily highs of 62°F and lows of 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kittila

Outdoors · Trails · Winter Sports · Tours

Side Trips

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Levi Ski Resort ©
Must see
Levi Ski Resort
4.4
Seven Fells Up ©
Outdoor Activity
Seven Fells Up
5.0

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Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, see Santa Claus Office, then examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, and finally Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell. On the 13th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi route planner.

Drive from Kittila to Rovaniemi in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 63°F in August, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Outdoors
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Arktikum ©
Must see
Arktikum
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Safaris
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