9 days in Lapland Itinerary

9 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Saariselka
— 3 nights
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Muonio
— 1 night
3
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights

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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.
Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, hike along Juutua Nature Trail, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

To see photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Saariselka road trip planner.

Denver, USA to Saariselka is an approximately 24-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 9 hours. While traveling from Denver, expect colder days and a bit cooler nights in Saariselka, ranging from highs of 52°F to lows of 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Saariselka

Theme Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Parks

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Muonio

Muonio ©
Muonio is a municipality of Finland.The town is located in far northern Finland above the Arctic Circle on the country's western border, within the area of the former Lappi province. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): get outside with Seven Fells Up.

For where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Muonio day trip planning site.

You can drive from Saariselka to Muonio in 4 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Muonio can reach 51°F, while at night they dip to 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time for travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Muonio

Nature · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

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Outdoor Activity
Seven Fells Up
5.0

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, see Santa Claus Office, and then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Marttiini Store Old Factory, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Auttikongas.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip builder site.

Getting from Muonio to Rovaniemi by car takes about 3 hours. In September, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are 53°F, while nighttime lows are 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Nature · Museums · Outdoors
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Must see
Arktikum
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Safaris
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Waterfall
Auttikongas
4.6

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