11 days in Lapland Itinerary

11 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Start: Oslo, Norway
Fly:  8 h 30 min
1
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  3 h
2
Levi
— 2 nights
Bus:  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
Fly:  7 h
End: Oslo, Norway

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Urho Kekkonen National Park and Lake Inari. Discover out-of-the-way places like Hippupuoti Gift Shop and Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel. Venture out of the city with trips to Inari (Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus & Inari Reindeer Farm). categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

To see traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Saariselka holiday planner.

Oslo, Norway to Saariselka is an approximately 13- hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Oslo in July, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Saariselka: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trip

Inari
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): get your game on at G2 ICEKARTING, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and then look for gifts at Elan Ski Shop & Rental. Keep things going the next day: grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Levi day trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Saariselka to Levi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in August, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can take a bus to Akaslompolo.

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

1
night
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
On the 4th (Sun), take an exotic tour of a safari tour and then head outdoors with Seven Fells Up.

For reviews and tourist information, refer to the Akaslompolo trip planner.

You can take a bus from Levi to Akaslompolo in an hour. Another option is to drive. August in Akaslompolo sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Safaris

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 5th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park and then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

For photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Luosto trip planner.

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Luosto in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. In August in Luosto, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Posio.

Things to do in Luosto

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

1
night
Posio

Posio ©
Posio is a municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Riisitunturi National Park.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Posio trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Luosto to Posio takes 2.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Posio

Nature Parks
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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.
On the 7th (Wed), make a trip to Santa Claus Village, then see Santa Claus Office, and then get interesting insight from 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, and then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Rovaniemi sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Posio to Rovaniemi in 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Rovaniemi City Library ©
Rovaniemi City Library

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