8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Rome
Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
Inari
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Kittila
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Pyhatunturi
— 2 nights
Fly:  11​h
End: Rome

1
night
Inari

On the 21st (Wed), take a stroll around The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and then get outside with Lake Inari.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Inari trip itinerary tool .

Rome, Italy to Inari is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Rome to Inari, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Rome in August, with highs in Inari at 19°C and lows at 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Kittila.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

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 23rd (Fri), don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures and then get outside with Seven Fells Up. On your second day here, get a taste of the local shopping with Elan Ski Shop & Rental and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Kittila attractions planner .

Getting from Inari to Kittila by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Kittila are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Kittila

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Seven Fells Up, Elan Ski Shop & Rental
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Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental

1
night
Salla

Salla
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Paikanselan Taistelualue and then get a taste of local nightlife at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

To see maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Salla trip site .

Traveling by car from Kittila to Salla takes 3.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Salla

Museums Nightlife Historic Sites
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nights
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Pyhatunturi trip planner .

Traveling by car from Salla to Pyhatunturi takes 2 hours. In August in Pyhatunturi, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kopara Reindeer Park
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park

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