8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  9​h 45​min
1
Kittila
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Inari
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Luosto
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: London

1
day
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 16th (Sun): relax in the rural setting at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, then relax in the rural setting at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and finally don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Kittila route planner.

London, UK to Kittila is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Time is 2 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from London in September; daily highs in Kittila reach 13°C and lows reach 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Inari.

Things to do in Kittila

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm
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Nature & Wildlife Tours

2
nights
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 17th (Mon): hike along Juutua Nature Trail, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, and then get outside with Lake Inari. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Siida, then relax in the rural setting at Inari Reindeerfarm, and then surround yourself with nature on Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus.

To see maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Inari trip builder site .

Getting from Kittila to Inari by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September in Inari, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Museums Trails
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Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari

2
nights
Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Sodankyla. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Luosto trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Inari to Luosto takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 14°C in September, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Luosto

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Church of Sodankyla, Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla
Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): admire the sheer force of Auttikongas, then stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery, and then explore the world behind art at Korundi House of Culture. On the next day, explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, then see the interesting displays at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, then enjoy some diversion at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, and finally see the interesting displays at Christmas House Santa.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Rovaniemi online trip maker .

You can drive from Luosto to Rovaniemi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Parks Nature
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Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery

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