40 days in Lapland Itinerary

40 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Boston
Fly + Drive:  17 h 15 min
1
Tornio
— 7 nights
Drive:  3 h
2
Syote
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Kemijarvi
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
4
Saariselka
— 5 nights
Bus + Fly:  3 h
5
Levi
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
6
Rovaniemi
— 9 nights
Bus + Fly:  16 h 15 min
End: Boston

7
nights
Tornio

Tornio ©
Tornio is a city and municipality in Lapland, Finland. Get outdoors at Nallikari Beach and Tornio Golf. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Hupisaaret Park and Room Escape Games. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tornio: Haukipudas Church (in Haukipudas), Perameren Kansallispuisto (in Kemi) and Kotielainpuisto Arkadia (in Simo). Pack the 28th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Duudsonit Activity Park - TornioHaparanda. And it doesn't end there: get your game on at Oulu Climbing Centre, explore the activities along Kukkolankoski, get outside with Superpark Oulu, and admire the striking features of Kemi Church.

To see where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Tornio trip planner.

Boston, USA to Tornio is an approximately 20- hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Boston to Tornio, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Boston in July: high temperatures in Tornio hover around 67°F and lows are around 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to Syote.

Things to do in Tornio

Parks Fun & Games Outdoors

Side Trips

Oulu, Kemi, Haukipudas Church, Koitelinkoski, Kukkolankoski
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Hupisaaret Park ©
Hupisaaret Park
Kotielainpuisto Arkadia ©
Kotielainpuisto Arkadia

6
nights
Syote

Syote ©
Discover out-of-the-way places like Hossa National Park and Riisitunturi National Park. Step out of the city life by going to Korouoma Canyon and Hossan Lomakeskus. Get out of town with these interesting Syote side-trips: Jalavan Kauppa (in Taivalkoski) and Suomussalmi (The Silent People & Martinselkonen Wilds Centre). Spend the 1st (Thu) exploring nature at Syote National Park.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Syote trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Tornio to Syote in 3.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 66°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Kemijarvi.

Things to do in Syote

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Suomussalmi, Posio, Jalavan Kauppa
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Riisitunturi National Park ©
Riisitunturi National Park
Syote National Park ©
Syote National Park
Korouoma Canyon ©
Korouoma Canyon

5
nights
Kemijarvi

Kemijarvi ©
Kemijärvi is a municipality of Finland. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Karhunkierros and Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre. Get in touch with nature at Pieni Karhunkierros Trail and Kiutakongas Rapids. Venture out of the city with trips to Kuusamo (Ruka, Angry Birds Activity Park, &more) and Paikanselan Taistelualue (in Salla). It doesn't end there: make a trip to Joutsijarven Bunkkerit.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Kemijarvi trip planner.

You can drive from Syote to Kemijarvi in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in August, and nighttime lows around 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Kemijarvi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Kuusamo, Pieni Karhunkierros Trail, Paikanselan Taistelualue
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail ©
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
Karhunkierros ©
Karhunkierros

5
nights
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Lemmenjoki National Park and Lake Inari. Escape the urban bustle at Urho Kekkonen National Park and Juutua Nature Trail. Venture out of the city with trips to Inari (Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, &more). categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. It doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ruijanpolku Trail and stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop.

For other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Saariselka journey planning app.

Traveling by car from Kemijarvi to Saariselka takes 3 hours. August in Saariselka sees daily highs of 62°F and lows of 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Inari, Lemmenjoki National Park
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Angeli Reindeer Farm ©
Angeli Reindeer Farm
Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park

6
nights
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Get outdoors at Levi Ski Resort and Pakasaivo. Explore hidden gems such as Keimiotunturi Fell and Sarkitunturi. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Levi: Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park (in Muonio) and Lapland Hotels SnowVillage (in Kittila). categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at Discover Lapland. And it doesn't end there: have some family-friendly fun at G2 ICEKARTING, look for gifts at Elan Ski Shop & Rental, don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, and bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Levi online trip itinerary planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Saariselka to Levi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August in Levi, expect temperatures between 62°F during the day and 46°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Muonio, Kittila
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pakasaivo ©
Pakasaivo
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

9
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Pyha-Luosto National Park and Syvasenvaara Fell. Escape the urban bustle at Napapiirin Porofarmi and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Change things up with these side-trips from Rovaniemi: Luosto (Kopara Reindeer Park & Luosto Adventures). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Arctic Emotions Oy, don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Office, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and see the interesting displays at Santa's House of Snowmobiles.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi travel route builder website.

Traveling by car from Levi to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between 63°F during the day and 49°F at night. On the 29th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Luosto, Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Arctic Emotions Oy ©
Arctic Emotions Oy
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus

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