8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Venice
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
Luosto
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Inari
— 1 night
+2
shuttle + Fly + bus:  2​h 30​min
3
Levi
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Venice

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Luosto

Luosto ©
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): 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.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Luosto visit planner .

Venice, Italy to Luosto is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 1 hour. Traveling from Venice in August, expect nights in Luosto to be a bit cooler, around 9°C, while days are much colder, around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can go by car to Inari.

Things to do in Luosto

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Outdoors

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Safaris
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland
Safaris

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Inari

Inari ©
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): experience rural life at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus and then examine the collection at Siida.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Inari trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Luosto to Inari in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Inari are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

#Outdoors, #Museums, #Wildlife
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Siida ©
Siida
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus

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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 11th (Sat): ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Levi day trip website .

You can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus from Inari to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Levi can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

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

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night
Akaslompolo

Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and then head outdoors with Seven Fells Up.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Akaslompolo route planning tool .

Traveling by car from Levi to Akaslompolo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Akaslompolo, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

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

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 13th (Mon), pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village. Here are some ideas for day two: get in on the family fun at SantaPark and then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip planner .

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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