8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Luosto
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Kittila
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  11​h
End: Tel Aviv

1
night
Luosto

Luosto ©
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): take an exotic tour of a safari tour and then identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Luosto trip itinerary planning app .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Luosto is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. In August, Luosto is colder than Tel Aviv - with highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can go by car to Saariselka.

Things to do in Luosto

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Safaris
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Safaris

2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Urho Kekkonen National Park. On the 13th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: have fun at Action Park and then examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Saariselka trip maker tool .

Traveling by car from Luosto to Saariselka takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Saariselka are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Kittila.

Things to do in Saariselka

Fun & Games Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Gold Prospector Museum, Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

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. Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): relax in the rural setting at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, then experience rural life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and finally explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts Einari Junttila.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Kittila online trip builder .

Drive from Saariselka to Kittila in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in August, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kittila

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm
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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, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery, and finally see Santa Claus Office. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, then see the interesting displays at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, then enjoy some diversion at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, and finally see the interesting displays at Christmas House Santa.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Kittila to Rovaniemi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. On the 17th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Nature Parks
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery

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