8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly + Drive:  10​h 15​min
1
Luosto
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Inari
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Kittila
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly + train:  8​h
End: Brussels

1
day
Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): take an exotic tour of a safari tour, identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park, and then admire all the interesting features of Amethyst Mine Lapland.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Luosto route maker tool .

Brussels, Belgium to Luosto is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Eastern European Time is 1 hour. While traveling from Brussels, expect colder days and a bit cooler nights in Luosto, ranging from highs of 3°C to lows of -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Luosto

Wildlife Parks
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): fly down the slopes at Salla Ski Resort, then contemplate the long history of Paikanselan Taistelualue, and then learn about all things military at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Salla trip itinerary app .

Getting from Luosto to Salla by car takes about 2 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Salla can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Salla

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction ©
Paikanselan Taistelualue ©
Paikanselan Taistelualue

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. On the 30th (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, examine the collection at Siida, and then experience rural life at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Inari driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Salla to Inari takes 5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Inari are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can go by car to Kittila.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Historic Sites
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus

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 31st (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Samiland, then relax in the rural setting at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and then take a memorable tour with Tours. On your second day here, get outside with Seven Fells Up, then stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop, and then make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Kittila trip builder .

Drive from Inari to Kittila in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October in Kittila, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kittila

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Levi, Akaslompolo
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Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, then have fun at Santa Claus Office, and then fly down the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy. On the 3rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and then snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi sightseeing planner.

Drive from Kittila to Rovaniemi in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between -2°C during the day and -7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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