11 days in Lapland Itinerary

11 days in Lapland Itinerary

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11 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Milan
Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
Pyhatunturi
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Inari
— 2 nights
+2
shuttle + Fly + bus:  2​h 30​min
3
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Milan


1
night
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
On the 6th (Tue), explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park, and then explore and take pictures at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

For more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Pyhatunturi trip planning website .

Milan, Italy to Pyhatunturi is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Milan in August, expect nights in Pyhatunturi to be little chillier, around 9°C, while days are cooler, around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Luosto
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Safaris

2
nights
Inari

Inari ©
On the 8th (Thu), relax in the rural setting at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, then examine the collection at Siida, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Lemmenjoki National Park.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Inari itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Pyhatunturi to Inari takes 3.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Inari are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Lemmenjoki National Park
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Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus
Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park
Siida ©
Siida

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 10th (Sat): glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Ounasjoki - River for activities, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and then look for gifts at Elan Ski Shop & Rental.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Levi trip builder tool .

Traveling by combination of shuttle, flight, and bus from Inari to Levi takes 2.5 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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Parks

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 12th (Mon), head outdoors with Scandinavian Adventures and then get outside with Seven Fells Up.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Akaslompolo holiday maker website .

Getting from Levi to Akaslompolo by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Akaslompolo are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors
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3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Get outdoors at Safaris and Poro Farmi. And it doesn't end there: get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, look for gifts at LAURI, Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, and take an in-depth tour of Arktikum.

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Drive from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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