12 days in Lapland Itinerary

12 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Luosto
— 1 day
2
Inari
— 2 nights
3
Kilpisjarvi
— 1 night
4
Akaslompolo
— 3 nights
5
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights

1
day
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 27th (Sun): go deep underground at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Luosto trip planner.

Munich, Germany to Luosto is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. Traveling from Munich in October, you will find days in Luosto are colder (3°C), and nights are little chillier (-2°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Inari.
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Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

2
nights
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 28th (Mon): relax in the rural setting at Inari Reindeer Farm, take in the pleasant sights at Otsamo Fell, and then relax in the rural setting at Tuula's Reindeer. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, and then see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Inari visit planning tool.

Traveling by car from Luosto to Inari takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Kilpisjarvi.

Things to do in Inari

Museums · Historic Sites
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Otsamo Fell ©
Otsamo Fell

1
night
Kilpisjarvi

Kilpisjarvi ©
On the 30th (Wed), contemplate the waterfront views at Kukkolankoski and then don't miss a visit to Saana.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Kilpisjarvi day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Inari to Kilpisjarvi takes 6 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Inari to Kilpisjarvi is minus 1 hour. October in Kilpisjarvi sees daily highs of 6°C and lows of 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Kilpisjarvi

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Kukkolankoski
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Saana ©
Saana

3
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Giewont Husky Adventures and Akaslompolo Sportshop. Change things up with these side-trips from Akaslompolo: Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm (in Kongas), Sarestoniemi Museum (in Kaukonen) and Levi Ski Resort (in Levi).

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Akaslompolo trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Kilpisjarvi to Akaslompolo by car takes about 3.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kilpisjarvi to Akaslompolo due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Kilpisjarvi in October, with highs in Akaslompolo at 3°C and lows at -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, Sarestoniemi Museum, Giewont Husky Adventures, Levi Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Giewont Husky Adventures ©
Giewont Husky Adventures
Sarestoniemi Museum ©
Sarestoniemi Museum

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Syvasenvaara Fell and Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach -2°C, while at night they dip to -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery

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