8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Inari
— 1 night
2
Kittila
— 2 nights
3
Salla
— 1 night
4
Pyhatunturi
— 2 nights

1
night
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 21st (Wed): tour or see a show at The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and then head outdoors with Lake Inari.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Inari vacation builder.

Rome, Italy to Inari is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Rome to Inari. Traveling from Rome in August, things will get cooler in Inari: highs are around 19°C and lows about 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Kittila.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
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Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari

2
nights
Kittila

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. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures and then head outdoors with Seven Fells Up. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sat): shop like a local with Elan Ski Shop & Rental and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find other places to visit and more tourist information, you can read our Kittila trip planning website.

Drive from Inari to Kittila in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to Salla.

Things to do in Kittila

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Elan Ski Shop & Rental, Seven Fells Up
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Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental

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night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. On the 25th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Paikanselan Taistelualue and then get engrossed in the history at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

To find maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Salla trip planning tool.

You can drive from Kittila to Salla in 3.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Salla can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. On the 25th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Salla

Museums · Historic Sites
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Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction ©
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction
Paikanselan Taistelualue ©
Paikanselan Taistelualue

2
nights
Pyhatunturi

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

For traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Pyhatunturi online day trip planner.

You can drive from Salla to Pyhatunturi in 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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