9 days in Lapland Itinerary

9 days in Lapland Itinerary

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9 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Frankfurt
Fly:  10​h 15​min
1
Salla
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h
2
Tankavaara
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Inari
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
4
Rovaniemi
— 5 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Frankfurt

1
day
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): fly down the slopes at Salla Ski Resort and then get engrossed in the history at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

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Frankfurt, Germany to Salla is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Frankfurt to Salla. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Frankfurt in August: high temperatures in Salla hover around 19°C and lows are around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Tankavaara.

Things to do in Salla

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Winter Sports
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort

1
night
Tankavaara

Tankavaara ©
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Tankavaara trip planner .

Getting from Salla to Tankavaara by car takes about 3.5 hours. August in Tankavaara sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. On the 16th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Tankavaara

#Museums
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Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
On the 17th (Fri), 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 see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Inari holiday planning site .

Traveling by car from Tankavaara to Inari takes 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Inari

#Outdoors, #Museums, #Wildlife
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Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Siida ©
Siida

5
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Korundi House of Culture and Christmas House Santa. Popular historic sites such as German Soldier s Cemetery and Kemi Church are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rovaniemi: Tornio (The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley & Tornio Church). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, get in on the family fun at SantaPark, get lost in a book at Rovaniemi City Library, and snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi holiday app .

Getting from Inari to Rovaniemi by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus; or take a bus. In August in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Museums, #Theme Parks, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tornio, Kemi Church
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Christmas House Santa ©
Christmas House Santa
Korundi House of Culture ©
Korundi House of Culture

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