8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Luosto
— 1 night
2
Saariselka
— 2 nights
3
Kittila
— 2 nights
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights

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night
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 11th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Luosto online tour itinerary planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Luosto is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and car. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Tel Aviv in August; daily highs in Luosto reach 20°C and lows reach 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Luosto

Wildlife · Parks
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park

2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and then fly down the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Saariselka attractions planning site.

Getting from Luosto to Saariselka by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in August, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kittila.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Nature & Wildlife Tours, Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, Gold Prospector Museum
Find places to stay Aug 11 — 13:
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Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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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. Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): relax in the rural setting at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, then look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts Einari Junttila.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Kittila day trip site.

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Kittila takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In August in Kittila, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kittila

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm
Find places to stay Aug 13 — 15:
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Nature & Wildlife Tours

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 15th (Wed), explore the world behind art at Korundi House of Culture, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Office. On your second day here, explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, then examine the collection 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.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi day trip planning site.

You can drive from Kittila to Rovaniemi in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Aug 15 — 17:
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German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery
Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles

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