15 days in Lapland Itinerary

15 days in Lapland Itinerary

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15 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  5​h 45​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Luosto
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Inari
— 4 nights
+2
shuttle + Fly + bus:  2​h 30​min
4
Levi
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Akaslompolo
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Manchester

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square. On the next day, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then get curious at Pilke Science Centre, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi driving holiday planner.

Manchester, UK to Rovaniemi is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Traveling from Manchester to Rovaniemi, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In September, Rovaniemi is little chillier than Manchester - with highs of 13°C and lows of 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Museums, #Outdoors
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

1
night
Luosto

Luosto ©
On the 18th (Tue), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Luosto online tour itinerary planner .

Getting from Rovaniemi to Luosto by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September in Luosto, expect temperatures between 14°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can drive to Inari.

Things to do in Luosto

#Nature, #Parks

Side Trip

Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park

4
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Get outdoors at Urho Kekkonen National Park and Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus. Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Siida are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Inari: Saariselka (Shamaan Design - Lappi Shop & Saariselka Bowling). Spend the 21st (Fri) exploring nature at Lemmenjoki National Park.

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Getting from Luosto to Inari by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Inari can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Trails

Side Trips

Saariselka, Lemmenjoki National Park
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Siida ©
Siida
Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park

4
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Levi Ski Resort and Elan Ski Shop & Rental. Take a break from Levi with a short trip to Snow Village in Kittila, about 46 minutes away. There's still lots to do: explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, have some family-friendly fun at Kid's Land, relax in the rural setting at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Levi trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by combination of shuttle, flight, and bus from Inari to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Parks

Side Trips

Snow Village, Levi Huskypark
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Safaris
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental

3
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Take a break from the city and head to Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park and Yllas Ski Resort. Take a break from Akaslompolo with a short trip to Keimiotunturi Fell in Muonio, about 46 minutes away.

For reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Akaslompolo tour itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Levi to Akaslompolo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Akaslompolo sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 5°C at night. On the 29th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Winter Sports

Side Trips

Muonio, Yllas Ski Resort
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Safaris
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

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