8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Pyhatunturi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Kittila
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: London

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
To find photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip maker .

London, UK to Rovaniemi is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Time is 2 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from London in August: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around 20°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas
Lumberjack's Candle Bridge ©
Lumberjack's Candle Bridge
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery

1
night
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas and then identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Pyhatunturi trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Pyhatunturi in 2.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Kopara Reindeer Park
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
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2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and then explore the striking landscape of Urho Kekkonen National Park. On your second day here, find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Saariselka trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Pyhatunturi to Saariselka takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in August, and nighttime lows around 9°C. On the 23rd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Kittila.

Things to do in Saariselka

Theme Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park

2
nights
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 24th (Fri), experience rural life at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, 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. On the 25th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get outside with Seven Fells Up.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Kittila trip planner .

You can drive from Saariselka to Kittila in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Kittila are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kittila

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, Seven Fells Up, Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm
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