8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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. On the 16th (Sun), experience rural life at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, then look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and finally make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures.

For traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Kittila travel planner.

London, UK to Kittila is an approximately 9.5- hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Kittila due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in September, things will get slightly colder in Kittila: highs are around 13°C and lows about 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Inari.

Things to do in Kittila

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, Ounaskievari Reindeer 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, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, and then head outdoors with Lake Inari. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, experience rural life at Inari Reindeer Farm, and then wander the wide-open spaces of Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus.

To see maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Inari tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Kittila to Inari in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in September, and nighttime lows around 4°C. 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 ©
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): identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Sodankyla. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Luosto route maker website.

Getting from Inari to Luosto by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Luosto can reach 14°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to go by car 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.
On the 21st (Fri), take in the dramatic scenery at Auttikongas, explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery, and then explore the world behind art at Korundi House of Culture. Keep things going the next day: Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, then see the interesting displays at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, then have some family-friendly fun at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, and finally examine the collection at Christmas House Santa.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi route maker app.

Getting from Luosto to Rovaniemi by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Nature Parks
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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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