11 days in Lapland Itinerary

11 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Levi
— 1 night
2
Saariselka
— 3 nights
3
Luosto
— 1 night
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
5
Posio
— 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. On the 2nd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: wander the streets of Ounasjoki - River for activities, thensurround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Elan Ski Shop & Rental.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Levi trip planner.

Barcelona, Spain to Levi is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Barcelona to Levi, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Barcelona in August, with highs in Levi at °C and lows at °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Winter Sports

Side Trip

Nature & Wildlife Tours
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental

3
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.
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center and Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get outdoors at Urho Kekkonen National Park and Lake Inari. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Saariselka: Inari (Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church & Juutua Nature Trail). Next up on the itinerary: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop, and examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum.

Plan my day in Saariselka using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by flight from Levi to Saariselka takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Saariselka sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Luosto.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Museums Tours

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari

1
night
Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): go deep underground at Amethyst Mine Lapland, look for all kinds of wild species at Kopara Reindeer Park, and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at Luosto Adventures.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Luosto tour builder tool.

You can drive from Saariselka to Luosto in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August in Luosto, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Luosto

Wildlife Parks Trails
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 7th (Wed), stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, thenidentify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, thentake an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Napapiirin Porofarmi, explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, thensee Santa Claus Office, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Luosto to Rovaniemi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Posio.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Parks Tours
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Safaris
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

2
nights
Posio

Posio ©
Posio is a municipality of Finland. On the 9th (Fri), explore the striking landscape of Riisitunturi National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape at Korouoma Canyon.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Posio tour itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Posio in 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Posio are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. On the 10th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Posio

Parks Nature
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Riisitunturi National Park ©
Riisitunturi National Park
Korouoma Canyon ©
Korouoma Canyon

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