13 days in Lapland Itinerary

13 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Rovaniemi
Drive:  2 h 15 min
1
Levi
— 2 nights
Fly + Shuttle:  2 h 45 min
2
Inari
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Pyhatunturi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
End: Rovaniemi

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Levi side-trips: Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins (in Muonio) and Nature & Wildlife Tours (in Kittila). Spend the 26th (Thu) on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. The adventure continues: make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, have some family-friendly fun at G2 ICEKARTING, identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and experience rural life at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Levi itinerary planner.

Rovaniemi to Levi is an approximately 2.5- hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In September in Levi, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Kittila, Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins, Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
G2 ICEKARTING ©
G2 ICEKARTING
Nature & Wildlife Tours

4
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Explore Inari's surroundings by going to Saariselka (Urho Kekkonen National Park & Hippupuoti Gift Shop). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, head outdoors with Lake Inari, take a memorable tour with Angeli Reindeer Farm, and get a taste of life in the country at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Inari trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Levi to Inari takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September in Inari, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Saariselka
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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

2
nights
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: go deep underground at Amethyst Mine Lapland, then identify plant and animal life at Luosto Adventures, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Sodankyla.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Pyhatunturi online vacation planner.

You can drive from Inari to Pyhatunturi in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in October, and nighttime lows around -2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Luosto, Church of Sodankyla
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla

4
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for wildlife, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi holiday planning app.

You can drive from Pyhatunturi to Rovaniemi in 2 hours. In October, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Parks Theme Parks
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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