12 days in Lapland Itinerary

12 days in Lapland Itinerary

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12 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Valparaiso
Fly + Drive:  27​h
1
Kemi
— 1 day
train:  1​h 15​min
2
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Luosto
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Inari
— 1 night
5
Levi
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
6
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  26​h
End: Valparaiso

1
day
Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery), admire the striking features of Kemi Church, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tornio Church.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Kemi online trip itinerary planner .

Valparaiso, USA to Kemi is an approximately 27-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Valparaiso to Kemi. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Valparaiso in May, with highs in Kemi at 52°F and lows at 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kemi

Museums Historic Sites
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Kemi Church ©
Kemi Church
Sampo Icebreaker ©
Sampo Icebreaker

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, admire all the interesting features of Lappi Areena, and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get in on the family fun at SantaPark, see Santa Claus Office, and then find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi travel route builder site .

Traveling by train from Kemi to Rovaniemi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 51°F, and evening lows to 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Outdoors
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Luosto road trip app .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Luosto takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Luosto can reach 60°F, while at night they dip to 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can drive to Inari.

Things to do in Luosto

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): get outside with Lake Inari and then examine the collection at Siida.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Inari journey builder app .

Traveling by car from Luosto to Inari takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June in Inari, expect temperatures between 57°F during the day and 43°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Museums
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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 4th (Mon): glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, then make a trip to Snow Village, and finally admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Levi trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus from Inari to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in Levi, expect temperatures between 59°F during the day and 44°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

Snow Village
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Snow Village ©
Snow Village
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and then get outside with Seven Fells Up. On the 7th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: ski along the peaceful trails at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park and then take in the dramatic natural features at Keimiotunturi Fell.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Akaslompolo trip itinerary builder app .

Getting from Levi to Akaslompolo by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 59°F in June, and nighttime lows around 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Muonio
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Safaris
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up

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