9 days in Lapland Itinerary

9 days in Lapland Itinerary

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9 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Fly:  19​h
1
Pyhatunturi
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Inari
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Kittila
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Seattle

1
night
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): view the masterpieces at Museum - Gallery Alariesto and then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Sodankyla. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Pyhatunturi trip itinerary planning tool .

Seattle, USA to Pyhatunturi is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Seattle to Pyhatunturi is 10 hours. Traveling from Seattle in August, things will get a bit cooler in Pyhatunturi: highs are around 64°F and lows about 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Sodankyla
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla

2
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): take in the pleasant sights at Otsamo Fell, see the interesting displays at Siida, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church, then pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Inari trip itinerary maker site .

Drive from Pyhatunturi to Inari in 3.5 hours. August in Inari sees daily highs of 62°F and lows of 46°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Kittila.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Siida ©
Siida
Nature & Wildlife Tours

1
night
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 24th (Sat): ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Kittila online tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Inari to Kittila in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. August in Kittila sees daily highs of 62°F and lows of 46°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kittila

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trip

Levi Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Get in touch with nature at Safaris and Syvasenvaara Fell. Rovaniemi Church and Rovaniemen ortodoksinen kirkko will appeal to history buffs. There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, see Santa Claus Office, and stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Kittila to Rovaniemi in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 63°F in August, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Safaris
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

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