10 days in Lapland Itinerary

10 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
2
Inari
— 3 nights
3
Luosto
— 2 nights
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights

1
night
Akaslompolo

On the 20th (Mon), surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, thenhead outdoors with Seven Fells Up, and then stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Konijanka Petting Zoo and then explore the striking landscape of Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Akaslompolo trip maker app.

London, UK to Akaslompolo is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Akaslompolo. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from London in August; daily highs in Akaslompolo reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Inari.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Nature & Wildlife Tours
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up

3
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Step off the beaten path and head to Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Lake Inari. Take a break from Inari with a short trip to Gold Prospector Museum in Tankavaara, about 1h 25 min away. Spend the 24th (Fri) exploring nature at Lemmenjoki National Park. There's much more to do: experience rural life at Inari Reindeer Farm, tour or see a show at The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, and get a taste of life in the country at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Inari online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Inari takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In August in Inari, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Inari

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Gold Prospector Museum, Lemmenjoki National Park
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Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

2
nights
Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Kopara Reindeer Park and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Sodankyla. On your second day here, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Luosto itinerary planning app.

Getting from Inari to Luosto by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Luosto

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 27th (Mon), take in the dramatic scenery at Auttikongas, thenstroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery, and then Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, get your game on at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, thensee the interesting displays at Christmas House Santa, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Hiidenkirnut, and finally admire the masterpieces at Korundi House of Culture.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip planning tool.

Getting from Luosto to Rovaniemi by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. August in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Nature Parks Museums
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Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles

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