12 days in Lapland Itinerary

12 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
2
Luosto
— 1 night
3
Inari
— 4 nights
4
Levi
— 3 nights

3
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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rovaniemi: Korouoma Canyon (in Posio) and Ranua Zoo (in Ranua). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, examine the collection at Christmas House Santa, and let the kids burn off some steam at Angry Birds Park.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip planner.

Frankfurt, Germany to Rovaniemi is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Frankfurt in September: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around 13°C and lows are around 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Luosto.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Korouoma Canyon, Ranua Zoo
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo

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 16th (Wed): take in the awesome beauty at Luosto, go deep underground at Amethyst Mine Lapland, and then explore the striking landscape at Isokuru.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Luosto itinerary planning website.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Luosto by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 14°C in September, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Inari.

Things to do in Luosto

Nature · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Luosto
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Luosto ©
Luosto
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

4
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Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Get out of town with these interesting Inari side-trips: Saariselka (Lapland Safaris Saariselka, Hippupuoti Gift Shop, &more) and Gold Prospector Museum (in Tankavaara). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, relax in the rural setting at Inari Reindeer Farm, trek along Juutua Nature Trail, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Inari sightseeing planning tool.

Traveling by car from Luosto to Inari takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Side Trips

Saariselka, Gold Prospector Museum
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari

3
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Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Venture out of the city with trips to Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park (in Muonio) and Lapland Hotels SnowVillage (in Kittila). Spend the 22nd (Tue) on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. There's still lots to do: surround yourself with nature on Tundra Huskies Husky Safaris.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Levi road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Inari to Levi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September in Levi, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage

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