19 days in Lapland Itinerary

19 days in Lapland Itinerary

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19 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Jerusalem
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Luosto
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Saariselka
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
3
Inari
— 2 nights
+2
shuttle + Fly + bus:  2​h 30​min
4
Levi
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Pello
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
8
Kemi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
9
Syote
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
10
Posio
— 1 night
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Jerusalem

1
night
Luosto

Luosto ©
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park. Keep things going the next day: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park, and then explore and take pictures at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

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Jerusalem, Israel to Luosto is an approximately 14-hour flight. In August, Luosto is much colder than Jerusalem - with highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can go by car to Saariselka.

Things to do in Luosto

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Pyhatunturi
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland
Safaris

1
night
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, and then explore the striking landscape of Urho Kekkonen National Park.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Saariselka day trip planner .

You can drive from Luosto to Saariselka in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Saariselka sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Tours

Side Trip

Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Nature & Wildlife Tours

2
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, relax in the rural setting at Inari Reindeerfarm, and then relax in the rural setting at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Siida and then get outside with Lake Inari.

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Traveling by car from Saariselka to Inari takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in August, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Wildlife
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Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus
Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari
Siida ©
Siida

1
night
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): get all the equipment you need at Levi Ski Resort.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Levi trip site .

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 August in Levi, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

#Trails, #Parks, #Adventure
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

1
night
Akaslompolo

Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and then head outdoors with Seven Fells Up.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Akaslompolo trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Levi to Akaslompolo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Akaslompolo can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Tours
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Safaris
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and then find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, then get in on the family fun at SantaPark, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally get curious at Pilke Science Centre.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Rovaniemi holiday builder .

Drive from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. On the 19th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Museums, #Wildlife
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

1
night
Pello

Pello
Pello is a municipality of Finland.It is located approximately north of the Arctic Circle in the western part of the province of Lapland, and is part of the Lapland region. For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Pello day trip tool .

Getting from Rovaniemi to Pello by car takes about 1.5 hours. August in Pello sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Pello

#Trails, #Parks, #Outdoors
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3
nights
Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kemi Church, then admire the masterpieces at Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery), and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Haukipudas Church. On the next day, take an in-depth tour of The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley and then pause for some serene contemplation at Tornio Church.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Kemi travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Pello to Kemi takes 2 hours. August in Kemi sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 23rd (Thu).

Things to do in Kemi

#Museums, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tornio, Haukipudas Church
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Sampo Icebreaker ©
Sampo Icebreaker
Haukipudas Church ©
Haukipudas Church

2
nights
Syote

Syote ©
To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Syote travel planner .

You can drive from Kemi to Syote in 3.5 hours. In August in Syote, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 10°C at night. On the 25th (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Syote

#Parks, #Nature
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Syote National Park ©
Syote National Park

1
night
Posio

Posio ©
Posio is a municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): fly down the slopes at Ruka.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Posio trip maker tool .

Getting from Syote to Posio by car takes about 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Posio

#Parks, #Winter Sports, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Ruka
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Ruka ©
Ruka
Pentik Hill ©
Pentik Hill

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