11 days in Lapland Itinerary

11 days in Lapland Itinerary

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11 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Oslo
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Saariselka
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  3​h
2
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Luosto
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Posio
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
End: Oslo

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Escape the urban bustle at Urho Kekkonen National Park and Inari Reindeerfarm. Explore hidden gems such as Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus and Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Take a break from Saariselka with a short trip to Lake Inari in Inari, about 1h 20 min away.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Saariselka tour itinerary maker app .

Oslo, Norway to Saariselka is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Eastern European Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Oslo in July, expect nights in Saariselka to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are slightly colder, around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Inari
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): have some family-friendly fun at G2 Ice Karting Levi, then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and then shop like a local with Elan Ski Shop & Rental. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Levi Ski Resort.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Levi route maker app .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Saariselka to Levi takes 3 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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trip

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

1
night
Akaslompolo

On the 4th (Sun), take an exotic tour of a safari tour and then get outside with Seven Fells Up.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Akaslompolo trip planner .

You can drive from Levi to Akaslompolo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Akaslompolo sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Safaris

1
night
Luosto

Luosto ©
On the 5th (Mon), see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Kopara Reindeer Park, and then admire all the interesting features of Amethyst Mine Lapland.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Luosto trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Luosto takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Posio.

Things to do in Luosto

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

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

1
night
Posio

Posio ©
Posio is a municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Riisitunturi National Park.

Plan trip to Posio with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Luosto to Posio takes 2.5 hours. August in Posio sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Posio

Parks Nature
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Riisitunturi National Park ©
Riisitunturi National Park

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, see Santa Claus Office, and then experience the excitement of Feelapland. On the 8th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, then get lost in a book at Rovaniemi City Library, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and finally snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip planner.

Getting from Posio to Rovaniemi by car takes about 2 hours. In August in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Fun & Games Zoos & Aquariums
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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