9 days in Lapland Itinerary

9 days in Lapland Itinerary

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9 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Barcelona
Fly + Drive:  11​h 30​min
1
Pyhatunturi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Saariselka
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Kittila
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Barcelona

1
night
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park, and then explore and take pictures at Amethyst Mine Lapland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To find maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Pyhatunturi trip maker site .

Barcelona, Spain to Pyhatunturi is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Barcelona to Pyhatunturi, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Barcelona in August, plan for a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Pyhatunturi: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Luosto
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

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Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): get in on the family fun at Angry Birds Activity Park, pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, and then explore the striking landscape of Urho Kekkonen National Park.

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Drive from Pyhatunturi to Saariselka in 2.5 hours. August in Saariselka sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Kittila.

Things to do in Saariselka

Theme Parks Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park

2
nights
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. On the 14th (Tue), head outdoors with Scandinavian Adventures and then head outdoors with Seven Fells Up. On the 15th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts Einari Junttila, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, then experience rural life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and finally relax in the rural setting at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm.

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Getting from Saariselka to Kittila by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 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

Akaslompolo, Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm
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Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Scandinavian Adventures ©
Scandinavian Adventures
Nature & Wildlife Tours

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Step off the beaten path and head to Auttikongas and Lumberjack's Candle Bridge. Family-friendly places like Snowman World Igloo Hotel and Safaris will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery, explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, and see Santa Claus Office.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi online trip maker .

Traveling by car from Kittila to Rovaniemi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Theme Parks Nature
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Safaris
Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas

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