9 days in Lapland Itinerary

9 days in Lapland Itinerary

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9 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  9​h 15​min
1
Kittila
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h
2
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Pyhatunturi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Manchester


1
day
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. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Kittila trip itinerary app .

Manchester, UK to Kittila is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 2 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Manchester in June, with highs in Kittila at 17°C and lows at 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Saariselka.

Things to do in Kittila

Parks Winter Sports Trails

Side Trip

Levi Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Popular historic sites such as Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel are in your itinerary. Step out of the city life by going to Urho Kekkonen National Park and Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Saariselka: Inari (Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church, Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, & more).

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Saariselka attractions app .

Traveling by car from Kittila to Saariselka takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Saariselka can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Inari
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus

2
nights
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
On the 7th (Fri), make a trip to Joutsijarven Bunkkerit, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Sodankyla, and then identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Pyhatunturi trip builder .

Drive from Saariselka to Pyhatunturi in 2.5 hours. In June in Pyhatunturi, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Joutsijarven Bunkkerit, Kopara Reindeer Park, Church of Sodankyla
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 9th (Sun), find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and then stop by Your Piece Of Finland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, then stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemen ortodoksinen kirkko.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi tour itinerary planner .

Drive from Pyhatunturi to Rovaniemi in 2 hours. In June, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Safaris
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery

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